Wanna be a D-League baller? Here’s your big chance

By Joe

One of the great things about the Heat’s affiliation with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League is that pretty much each year the teams are going to hold open tryouts and roll the balls out for anybody who wants to try and make the team.

This year’s tryouts are set, and the Miami tryout for the Sioux Falls Skyforce will be held Sunday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ransom Everglades High School. The application deadline for the tryout is Friday, Oct. 17., so don’t procrastinate. (See information below about the application process.)

The Heat has invested a lot of time, energy and money into its relationship with the Skyforce, so this tryout isn’t just some kind of publicity stunt. Heat and Skyforce personnel will be on hand to evaluate potential players, so that means if you want to ball in front of a real live Heat executive, here’s your chance.

Who knows? Maybe you’ll make the team, play a few years in the D-League and then get picked up by a team overseas. Or, maybe you’re a late bloomer with a 44-inch vertical and you just want to dunk on somebody at Ransom Everglades in front of NBA …read more

Source:: Raanan Katz – Miami Herald – Miami Heat