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Tyler Johnson to Sign with Miami Heat

The former Bulldog found a way to stand out in the NBA's Summer League, and now he'll be part of a roster attempting to move on from life with LeBron.

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The Miami Heat may have re-signed Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh this offseason, but it wasn't until today that Pat Riley made his most important move of the summer in bringing former Fresno State guard Tyler Johnson's talents to South Beach.

Johnson, who went undrafted in the recent NBA Draft, averaged 15.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game as a senior in 2013-14, the offensive spark that often carried the 'Dogs on their way to the CBI final, and followed that up by averaging 12.3 and 3.5 in Orlando and Las Vegas.  He found a way to assume that same role in the NBA's summer league, and made some time ensure his professional highlight reel got off to a good start.

Considering that the Heat will be exploring many options to fill the void left by LeBron James's departure, Johnson seems to have a found the perfect place to begin his NBA career.