Source: Heat, Rashard Lewis close


The Miami Heat are close to adding another veteran player at a discount.

Forward Rashard Lewis is in serious discussions with the Heat and is close to making a commitment to join the defending champions, a league executive told ESPN.com.

Lewis has several other suitors that could offer more than the $1.35 million veteran's minimum the Heat are offering, but they also believe he's headed to Miami, sources said.

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