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Justin Hamilton
Development of younger players becomes priority for Miami Heat

The experimentation started early. First there was center Justin Hamilton off the bench and into the game. Rookie shooting guard Tyler Johnson wasn't too far behind, and then, finally, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra signaled down his bench for rookie James Ennis to try his luck against the San Antonio Spurs. Earlier in the season, those three players on the court together would only mean one thing for the Heat: garbage time. On Friday, they finished the first quarter together in the Heat's first game at AT&T Center since Game 5 of the 2014 NBA Finals. The Heat (21-29) started its recently completed four-game road trip clinging to seventh place in the Eastern Conference, but also...