Haslem had been seeking a deal worth more than the veteran minimum and it appears as if Miami will be willing to do it. Retaining one of the Heat Lifers integral to their team's culture and a solid locker room presence for the younger players also adds to the appeal for the veteran, who recently turned 36 on June 9, to return beyond what he can provide on the court.
Winderman is also reporting that backup point guard Beno Udrih has recovered from his late season injury and is back to working out at AmericanAirlines Arena. The steady veteran, who is a free agent, provided solid minutes after arriving last season from the Memphis Grizzlies in the Mario Chalmers trade. He could possibly be had for the minimum to help round out the roster.