While there’s been speculation that the Heat will try to trade him, Joel Anthony told ESPNDeportes.com that he hopes to retire with the Heat: “Everything always looks better from the top. Joel Anthony is living it up and isn’t thinking about coming down in the near future. After winning consecutive rings with the Miami Heat, the Canadian paints his future in his own way. [...] ‘Of course I want to retire with Miami,” the center pointed out after opening the FIBA Americas 2013 Championship with a win over Jamaica. ‘It’s the team that gave me the opportunity, the team that I’ve played my six years on in the NBA and there’s no reason for me to leave.’”