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February 8, 2015 Updates

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Tyler Johnson for the remainder of the season. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Johnson has appeared in six games with the HEAT this season averaging 7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.33 steals and 1.2 assists in 18.9 minutes of action while shooting 50 percent (16-of-32) from the field and 57.1 percent (4-of-7) from three-point range. He scored a team-high 18 points in Miami’s last game at San Antonio on February 6 and posted 13 points, nine rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks in a win at Boston on February 1, becoming just the second HEAT rookie to record at least those numbers since Kevin Edwards accomplished the feat on March 10, 1989 vs. Denver. NBA.com

Tyler Johnson has reached agreement on a contract to stay with the Miami Heat for the remainder of the season, league sources told RealGM. Johnson, 22, has built equity with the franchise through summer league, training camp, the Development League and regular season action. He decided to take a deal now with the Heat despite multiple NBA teams prepared to engage in negotiations should he have been set free from his final 10-day contract. For Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra and the front office, Johnson has become a scouted, developed talent. RealGM

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The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Tyler Johnson to a second 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Johnson, who was originally signed to a 10-day contract by the HEAT on January 12, appeared in one game with Miami totaling two points on a perfect 2-of-2 from the foul line in 1:44 minutes of action. He has appeared in 15 games (all starts) with the HEAT’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, this season averaging 18.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.00 steals and 34.5 minutes while shooting 48.8 percent from the field, 43.5 percent from three-point range and 80.8 percent from the foul line. NBA.com

January 28, 2015 Updates

The Miami Heat have called up Tyler Johnson on a 10-day contract, league sources tell RealGM. Johnson comes from the D-League's Sioux Falls Skyforce, where he averaged 18.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 15 games. Johnson was on a 10-day contract with the Heat earlier this month. RealGM

January 22, 2015 Updates

Miami won’t re-sign Tyler Johnson to another 10-day contract, at least for the time being, a source tells Hoops Rumors. The Heat want to maximize their flexibility in case of a trade, but it’s possible that they’ll re-sign him later, perhaps as soon as a week from now, the source added. Johnson’s original 10-day pact with the Heat expired after Wednesday. Hoops Rumors

January 12, 2015 Updates

The Heat made plans to sign former camp invitee Tyler Johnson to a 10-day contract late Saturday night. Johnson, a shooting guard who signed with the Heat’s D-League affiliate after the preseason, could join the Heat as early as Monday in Los Angeles. The addition of Johnson will give the Heat 15 players, or the league maximum. Miami Herald

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Facing a 5 p.m. Monday deadline to reduce their roster to a maximum of 15 players, the Miami Heat on Thursday released rookie guards Tyler Johnson and Larry Drew and Hialeah-born forward Shawn Jones. The moves leave the Heat with 16 players on their preseason roster. Of the players released Thursday, Johnson was the most intriguing. Johnson, who went undrafted out of Fresno State in June, impressed the Heat with his athletic play during summer league to the degree that they offered him a $75,000 guarantee to attend training camp. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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