The Miami Heat signed former Knicks center Josh Harrellson on Monday, giving the team another developmental center to compete for a roster spot. Harrellson, 6-10 and 275 pounds, recently had two separate workouts with the Heat, the second lasting a week. Harrellson averaged 4.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 14.6 minutes in 37 games for the Knicks last season. The former Wildcat had his rookie season interrupted by wrist surgery and he missed several weeks,
The Heat opted to sign Harrellson over several other available veteran centers, including Darko Milicic, Chris Anderson, Mehmet Okur and Eddy Curry, who spent last season with the Heat.