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Heat waive Udrih in buyout agreement, stay under tax with Johnson

Heat waive Udrih in buyout agreement, stay under tax with Johnson

Despite recent surgery for a broken foot, Beno Udrih will provide one more assist for the Miami Heat this season.

With the Heat moving back above the NBA's punitive luxury-tax threshold with Saturday's signing of Joe Johnson, the team's latest scramble to clear that ledger put the ball back in Udrih's hands.

Udrih not only was waived Monday by the Heat, but reached an agreement that if he goes unclaimed during the 48-hour waiver period he would agree to a buyout that would allow the Heat to move back below the luxury tax, a source familiar with the process told the Sun Sentinel.

The amount of Udrih's buyout agreement is believed to be enough just to accommodate Johnson's...

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