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30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #136-133

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Beno Udrih is featured in today’s countdown along with three other players from earlier in Miami’s history.

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136. Loren Woods

Loren Woods, a 7'1" center from St. Louis, MO, was born on June 21st, 1978. As a high school senior at Cardinal Ritter, he earned a selection to the 1996 McDonald's All American squad. He then played two seasons of college basketball with Wake Forest before transferring to the University of Arizona, graduating with the Class of 2001. His time with Arizona would see him average 14 points and seven rebounds. The Minnesota TimberWolves chose him in the second round of the 2001 draft, with the 45th overall pick.

Woods played two seasons in the Twin Cities, appearing in 98 games. He scored a total of 190 points with 217 rebounds during his stint. He signed a free agent contract to play with Miami on August 8th, 2003 for $638,679. For Miami, he averaged 13.3 minutes over 38 games, starting two for the Heat at center. He shot 45.8% from the field. On November 18th, in a 105-98 win over the Seattle SuperSonics, he scored 12 points on five-of-six shooting from the field along with nine rebounds. A week later, he again scored 12 points on five-of-six shooting, along with four rebounds and two steals in 29 minutes of a 91-87 win over the New Orleans Hornets. He made a single postseason appearance after the season, playing in two minutes of a 93-63 win against the Hornets. Left unprotected in the expansion draft, he was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats on June 22nd.

Woods played parts of two seasons later on with the Toronto Raptors (82 games), playing in Lithuania in 2006-07 and in seven games for the Houston Rockets the following year. He has also made appearances in Turkey, Spain, Iran, and Lebanon, last with Al Hala in Bahrain.

Stat Line: 38 games, 13.3 minutes, .458 field goals, .600 free throws, 3.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 0.5 blocks, 12.3 PER, 1.1 Win Shares

Cumulative GameScore: 113.3

135. Beno Udrih

Beno Udrih, a native of Celje, Slovenia, was born on July 5th, 1982. The 6’3”, 205 lb., left-handed shooting guard was selected in the first round of the 2004 NBA Draft, by the San Antonio Spurs with the 28th overall choice.

Udrih played three seasons in San Antonio, scoring 5.2 points with 1.8 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game. He started only six times out of his 207 regular season appearances with the Spurs. He then played with the Sacramento Kings (296 games), the Milwaukee Bucks (98 games), the Orlando Magic (27 games), the New York Knicks (31 games), and the Memphis Grizzlies (97 games).

On November 10th, 2015, the Grizzlies traded Udrih to the Heat with Jarnell Stokes for Mario Chalmers and James Ennis. Udrih played 36 games for the Heat, starting five times and draining .434 of his field goals and .333 from long-distance. He made .882 from the line, averaging 4.4 points with 2.5 assists and 1.8 rebounds. On December 22nd, he scored 14 points on seven-of-11 shooting, with six helpers in a three point loss to the Detroit Pistons. He had his best game with the Heat on January 15th, in a 98-95 win against the Denver Nuggets, when he started and scored 11 points with 11 assists. The Heat posted a 23-13 record in games in which Udrih appeared, but that night against Denver would represent his only double-double.

The Heat waived Udrih on February 29th, resigned him prior to 2016 training camp, and waived him again just before the season started. He was almost immediately picked up by the Pistons. He has averaged 5.8 points with 3.4 assists and 1.5 boards in 39 games with Detroit.

Stat Line: 36 games, 16.3 minutes, .434 field goals, .333 three-pointers, .882 free throws, 4.4 points, 2.5 assists, 1.8 rebounds, 8.9 PER, 0.4 Win Shares

Cumulative GameScore: 114.5

134. Sean Lampley

Sean Lampley was a 6'7" small forward from Harvey, IL. Born on September 3rd, 1979, he played collegiately for the Bears at the University of California. Over four seasons mostly as a starter, he averaged 30.5 minutes, 14.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per appearance. Chicago selected him in the second round of the 2001 draft, with the 44th overall pick.

Before Lampley's first professional appearance, the Heat traded a second round pick in the 2003 draft (Tommy Smith) for him. After sitting out the 2001-02 season with an injury, he rejoined the Heat for the 2002-03 campaign, playing for $349,458. He appeared exclusively off the bench in 35 games for Miami, playing 13.9 minutes per appearance. He shot 43.4% from the field, scoring nearly five points in each game. He earned double figures in points on six occasions during his stay. On January 6th, in a 99-85 loss to the Golden State Warriors, he scored 18 points on eight-of-12 shooting with nine rebounds in 31 minutes of floor time. All figures from the game were career highs. Miami waived him just before the start of the 2003-04 season.

Lampley played 10 games with the Golden State Warriors. Afterward, he made professional appearances in Greece, the Philippines, Germany, Spain, and Austrailia. He last played with Al Jayah Army SC Doha in Qatar in 2008-09.

Stat Line: 35 games, 13.9 minutes, .434 field goals, .695 free throws, 4.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 12.4 PER, 0.9 Win Shares

Cumulative GameScore: 115.0

133. Terry Mills

Terry Mills was a 6'10" power forward from Romulus, MI. Cousin of long-time Heat player Grant Long, he was born on December 21st, 1967. After being honored as a McDonald's All American in 1986, he played three seasons for the University of Michigan Wolverines, graduating with the Class of 1990. As a senior, he scored 18 points with eight rebounds per appearance.The Milwaukee Bucks selected him in the first round of the draft that year, with the 16th overall pick. Before the season started, the Bucks sent him off to the Denver Nuggets for fellow former HEATster Danny Schayes.

Before beginning his career with the Heat, Mills played with Denver (17 games), the New Jersey Nets (110 games), and the Detroit Pistons (394 games). Before the 1997-98 season, the Heat signed him for two-years/$2,145,000. In 50 appearances, he shot just under 40% from the field, scoring four points and three rebounds per night. He scored in double figures four times, with one double double, in the season opener. It was a 114-101 victory over the Toronto Raptors, as Mills scored 13 points with 10 rebounds. He scored a season high 20 points on nine-of-11 shooting, with four rebounds in a 114-106 win over the Washington Wizards on November 8th. He made two appearances against the Knicks in the playoffs, scoring four points in 11 minutes.

Mills only made one NBA appearance the following season, scoring nine points with four rebounds in 29 minutes of a 101-88 season ending loss to the New York Knicks. He rejoined the Pistons for 1999-00, playing in all 82 games, later catching on with the Indiana Pacers for 14 games in 2000-01.

Stat Line: 51 games, 15.9 minutes, .393 field goals, .318 three-pointers, .743 free throws, 4.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 7.7 PER, 0.9 Win Shares

Cumulative GameScore: 115.8