Wednesday's Heat Links: Briante Weber not feeling pressure to make the roster

Miami Heat guard Briante Weber not feeling pressure of full roster: The Heat’s current roster is made up of 19 players, but only 15 guaranteed contracts. With Miami forced to cut its team down to 15 players for the start of the regular season on Oct. 26, the four players with non-guaranteed contracts are feeling the pressure. Or are they? -- The Palm Beach Post

'Nole way? FSU product Okaro White seeking a breakthrough with Heat: When it comes to Miami Heat lineage, Okaro White appreciates that Florida State is playing from behind. To a degree, that had been the case in the NBA, as well. "Yeah, yeah, it's about time," the former Seminoles forward-turned-Heat hopeful said. "We haven't had a breakthrough since who? Sam Cassell? Bob Sura?" Actually, the last Florida State player to make it through more than three seasons in the NBA has been Toney Douglas, who also happens to be one of only two FSU products to go on to play for the Heat, following Alexander Johnson. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat championship D-League team offering open tryout Oct. 9: The Miami Heat's NBA Development League championship affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, will hold open tryouts Oct. 9 at Ransom Everglades High School. The session will offer the opportunity to work in front of Skyforce and Heat coaches for the opportunity to earn an invitation to Sioux Falls' training camp in November. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel