But Boozer — a two-time NBA All-Star and Utah's leading scorer and rebounder last season — is likely to meet with officials from Chicago, New Jersey, Miami and perhaps New York sometime in the next week or so.
The Heat are believed to be interested in Boozer only if they cannot land Toronto power forward Chris Bosh, but the Bulls may actually prefer him over Bosh.
The Nets' interest in Boozer may have diminished when it drafted Georgia Tech power forward Derrick Favors at No. 3 overall in last Thursday's NBA Draft, and the level of his true appeal to the Knicks is uncertain.
ESPN.com reported Monday that "teams are interested in Boozer because he could come cheaper than (Phoenix) forward Amare Stoudemire," who "views himself as a max-salary player."
The website cited unnamed "sources" in reporting that "clubs believe they can get Boozer for multiple years at a contract beginning around $13 million a year."
He made $12.66 million last season with the Jazz, who because of luxury-tax concerns are not expected to be able to offer a deal starting as high as that figure.
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