PORTLAND — Josh Harrellson, released last week by the Heat, was back with the team on Thursday for Miami's game against the Trail Blazers.
Harrellson signed a 10-day contract with the Heat on Thursday and was active for the game. Presuming he would be brought back with the team, Harrellson remained in Miami after being waived.
The Heat worked out veteran NBA center Chris Andersen earlier this week but instead went with Harrellson and former Heat second-round draft pick Jarvis Varnado. Varnado signed a 10-day deal on Wednesday. There is a possibility that Andersen could still join the Heat. His work out with Pat Riley might have indicated that he needed to be in better shape before being signed. Heat players must pass conditioning tests before they can play.