Summer league standout Tyler Johnson has signed with the Miami Heat, the team announced Thursday. The deal is expected to be a non-guaranteed contract.
The undrafted rookie impressed many with his athleticism at summer league. The Heat, looking to add some youth and athleticism this summer, added Johnson to the roster.
Johnson appeared in 11 Summer league games with the Heat and averaged 12.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 22.2 minutes while shooting 54.8 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from three-point range.
Johnson played four seasons at Fresno State University, appearing in 127 career games and averaged 10.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.10 steals and 27.9 minutes while shooting 45.6 percent from the field, 37.4 percent from three-point range and 71.6 percent from the foul line.
He finished his collegiate career ranked No. 16 on Fresno State’s all-time scoring list (1,346 career points). As a senior, he was named to the All-Mountain West Second Team and shot 43.2 percent from three-point range, the sixth-highest single-season three-point field goal percentage in school history.
Teams can carry up to 20 players during the offseason and a maximum of 15 on the regular season roster.