Gonzalez hopes to play more with another team

Updated: July 19, 2002, 6:50 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Tony Gonzalez's NBA experiment is over -- at least with the Miami Heat.

Gonzalez, one of the NFL's premier tight ends with the Kansas City Chiefs, left the Heat's summer team in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday after briefly trying to make the team's regular-season roster.

"Tony left on his own; he was not cut,'' Heat spokesman Tim Donovan said Friday. ``He decided to try to get on a team where he can play.''

Donovan said Gonzalez will now try to hook up with ...

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