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Buford talks Lorbek, Blair and big men.

Buford indicated no pressing need to add another big man. "As far as our big rotation, we don’t have Dwight Howard but between Tim, Tiago (Splitter), DeJuan (Blair), Matt (Bonner) and hopefully bringing Boris back, I’m not sure where our needs are there," Buford said. "We’d love to have an All-Star center but there’s only two or three of those. Short of that, I think we’ve got a pretty diverse group that fills a lot of needs." Reading between the lines, it doesn’t appear there is any imminent plan to move either Blair or Bonner at the moment. *Speaking of Blair, Buford seemed unfazed by the fourth-year big man’s comments to the Express-News, indicating he expected to be traded or otherwise moved this offseason. "We understand the way he feels," Buford said. "If you look at the story he laid out, it’s very true. And while I don’t think we have to apologize for the results that the team built, DeJuan, we understand the way he feels and we’re looking forward in building the best team we can, and our hope is that DeJuan wants to be a part of that. "If he comes and tells Pop (coach Gregg Popovich) he doesn’t, I think they’ll address it and then we’ll have opportunities elsewhere if we need to, but I don’t think anyone’s going to react to what a frustrated player says publicly."

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