Tyler Johnson: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Restricted Free Agent

July 6th, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »
The Miami Heat contacted restricted free agent Tyler Johnson on Wednesday night, according to Turner Sports Analyst David Aldridge, who added they are expected to offer a "more cap-friendly" version of the offer sheet the Brooklyn Nets submitted to the guard. 

On July 3, the Nets offered Johnson a four-year, $50 million deal, per Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com. Johnson is eligible to sign that deal Thursday, after which the Heat have three days to match the offer, per Mazzeo.

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Loss of Wade Could Be Forcing Miami's Hand Thursday, July 7 Wednesday night proved to be a costly one for the Heat, who reportedly lost out on veteran guard Dwyane Wade after Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical revealed he will sign with the Chicago Bulls. 

It's just the latest loss for Miami, as the July free-agency period has seen Luol Deng agree to a four-year, $72 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, per ESPN's Chris Broussard, and Joe Johnson agree to a two-year, $22 million contract with the Utah Jazz, per Aldridge.

After the first week of July, Miami is left with Goran Dragic, Briante W ...

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