Miami Heat signs Reggie Williams to one-year deal

08/07/2014 7:13 PM

09/08/2014 8:03 PM

The Heat agreed to a one-year deal at the minimum with veteran journeyman forward Reggie Williams, who has played in 180 NBA games, with 32 starts, over five seasons.

But Williams played just three NBA games last season (on a 10-day contract for Oklahoma City) and spent time playing in the NBA's Development League and most recently in the Philippines.

Williams, 6-6, has averaged 8.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in his NBA career, shooting 46 percent from the field and 37.1 percent on three-pointers (191 for 515), but his scoring average and playing time have plunged since he averaged 15.2 points in 24 games as a rookie for Golden State in 2009-10.

Also, the Heat reportedly has extended a training camp invitation to undrafted Middle Tennessee State rookie forward Shawn Jones, who played at Hialeah High and was Conference USA Player of the Year last season. The additions of Williams and Jones gives the Heat 16 players.

Miami can invite 20 to training camp.

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