Heat Exercise Bam Adebayo’s 2020-21 Option

The Heat had until October 31 to make a decision on the fourth-year option on Bam Adebayo’s contract but they wasted no time. Miami announced that it has picked up the 2020-21 option in a team press release.

Adebayo saw 22.3 minutes per game last season for the Heat but he is projected to take on a larger role in Miami now that Hassan Whiteside has been shipped to Portland. The 22-year-old center will have to compete with Meyers Leonard and Kelly Olynyk for minutes at the five though it wouldn’t be surprising if he leads the trio in minutes played this season.

Adebayo will make roughly $5.1 million during the 2020-21 campaign, which is now guaranteed. He is making approximately $3.5 million this season.

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Miami Heat Roster Count: 2019 Training Camp

After a wild NBA offseason, training camps are fast approaching.
Teams around the league are scrambling to iron out their rosters and
will have plenty of decisions to make before rosters condense at the
start of the regular season.

Below is a list of the contract types the Miami Heat have heading into training camp. This resource will be updated as players are signed and waived. Check back often to see if your team’s roster configuration has changed.

Miami Heat

Total Roster Count 18
Guaranteed 12
Non-Guaranteed 2
Two-Way Contracts 0
Exhibit 10 Deals 4
Guaranteed Contracts Non/Partial Guaranteed
Jimmy Butler Duncan Robinson
Goran Dragic Kendrick Nunn
James Johnson
Justise Winslow Two-Way Contracts
Kelly Olynyk None
Dion Waiters
Meyers Leonard Exhibit 10 Deals
Tyler Herro Jeremiah Martin
Bam Adebayo Kyle Alexander
Derrick Jones Jr. Chris Silva
Udonis Haslem Davon Reed
KZ Okpala

For a complete list of all the NBA teams and links to each team’s roster breakdown, check out our 2019 NBA Training Camp Index. Follow the curators of this database, Chris Crouse and Austin Kent, on Twitter.

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Heat To Sign Davon Reed To Training Camp Deal

Davon Reed of the Indiana Pacers

Guard Devon Reed is expected to join the Miami Heat on a training camp deal, Shandel Richardson of The Athletic reports. The 24-year-old has seen action in each of the past two season, suiting up for the Phoenix Suns and Indiana Pacers.

The former Miami Hurricane, selected 32nd overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, has averaged 2.4 points across 31 career games.

After the Suns cut Reed last year, he latched on with Indiana as a two-way player, enjoying success for the organization’s G League affiliate in Fort Wayne. While he shot under 40 percent from the field, the Princeton, N.J., native posted solid averages of 13.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 3.0 assists across 34 contests.

Reed suited up for the Warriors in the 2019 Summer League, averaging 6.5 points and 3.5 rebounds but his shooting woes continued, evidenced by his 32 percent field goal percentages in four games.

Miami has 12 players on guaranteed contracts entering training camp. Thus, Reed is expected to compete with fellow non-roster invitees Jeremiah Martin, Kyle Alexander and Chris Silva for a roster spot.

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Miami Heat NBA 2K20 Ratings

Justise Winslow of the Miami Heat

Every hoops season, video games like NBA 2K20 play a significant role in shaping basketball culture and this year is no different. For proof, look no further then the wave of fans and athletes alike desperate to get their hands on the individual player ratings included in the latest release.

We’ve broken down the overall ratings for each player and sorted them by team so that you can see how your squad stacks up against the rest of the league.

Miami Heat NBA 2K20 Ratings

Player Position Rating
Jimmy Butler SG 88
Bam Adebayo C 79
Goran Dragic PG 79
Kelly Olynyk C 78
Justise Winslow SF 78
Meyers Leonard C 76
Dion Waiters SG 76
James Johnson SF 75
Derrick Jones Jr. SF 74
Tyler Herro SG 73
KZ Okpala SF 71
Udonis Haslem PF 70
Kendrick Nunn SG 70
Davon Reed SG 68
Duncan Robinson SG 67

This table is updated as of Sep. 11, 2019

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