Report: Mavs expected to meet with Whiteside

Free agent center is top target for Miami, Dallas

Hassan Whiteside slams home 26 points
Hassan Whiteside slams home 26 points

MIAMI – Hassan Whiteside will draw plenty of interest when free agency begins.

According to a report by ESPN.com, the Dallas Mavericks are expected to be given a meeting with Whiteside in the opening hours of free agency.

Dallas is also reportedly targeting point guard Mike Conley.

Heat President Pat Riley made it clear that Whiteside is the team's top offseason priority.

Whiteside, 27, was a key part of the Heat's playoff run last season.

Last season, Whiteside averaged 14.2 points, 11.8 rebounds, and 3.7 blocks per game.

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