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Miami Heat lands shooting guard Dion Waiters with $2.9 million room exception

Waiters reportedly agreed to a two-year deal worth about $6 million, but will have a player option for 2017-18

Waiters will compete with Wayne Ellington, Josh Richardson and Tyler Johnson at shooting guard but is expected to be the front-runner to start

Johnson, a former NBA Development League product, said he threw up several times after he learned the Nets had offered him a four-year, $50 million deal

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Florida GOP chair trolled Cleveland with this LeBron mention

Blaise Ingoglia, the chairman of the Florida Republican Party, included NBA star LeBron James in the Florida roll call at the GOP convention at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday. James led the Miami Heat to NBA titles in 2012 and ‘13 before returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014. James was named NBA Finals MVP after leading the Cavs to the 2016 NBA crown, Cleveland’s first pro sports championship since the 1964 Cleveland Browns.

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Heat's Tyler Johnson talks about his new $50 million contract

Tyler Johnson, while attending an event with Josh Richardson at Bucky Dent Park on Mon, July, 25, 2016, said he was shocked the Heat matched the four-year $50 million deal offered by the Brooklyn Nets.
Manny Navarro mnavarro@miamiherald.com
Heat's Tyler Johnson talks about his new $50 million contract 4:56

Heat's Tyler Johnson talks about his new $50 million contract

Willie Reed talks about reuniting with Miami Heat 5:17

Willie Reed talks about reuniting with Miami Heat

Pat Riley discusses Miami Heat's offseason, Dwyane Wade's departure 3:32

Pat Riley discusses Miami Heat's offseason, Dwyane Wade's departure

Rodney McGruder talks about signing with the Heat 1:36

Rodney McGruder talks about signing with the Heat