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Heat waive Henry Walker in advance of guarantee deadline

Heat waive Henry Walker in advance of guarantee deadline

Faced with a Saturday deadline for partial guarantees to four players from their season-ending roster, the Miami Heat on Monday began that process by waiving forward Henry Walker. Walker, who joined the Heat at midseason and provided early 3-point proficiency, had that Saturday deadline for a $100,000 guarantee of his $1.1 million 2015-16 salary. He now becomes available to any team to claim at that price, otherwise becoming a free agent. Once Walker clears waivers, the Heat could sign him to a non-guaranteed contract and bring him in for training camp. The Heat also have Saturday guarantee deadlines with center Hassan Whiteside, guard Tyler Johnson and forward James Ennis. The...

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