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Heat get: More $$$
Blazers get: PG Brian Roberts, second-round pick
In all honesty, this was quite a beautiful series of moves by Pat Riley to get under the luxury tax. It's unlikely that Arison would have wanted to pay up for a team with so many question marks, and Riley was able to save his boss some serious money at the cost of a few second-rounders and the Birdman, all told. Would we really expect anything less from Riley?
Unfortunately, however, the legendary Brian Roberts era in Miami has come to a close:
2/16/16 - 2/18/16.