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Miami Heat sign Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger (Reports)

By Leighton Schneider,

The Miami Heat has verbal agreements from Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger to join the team next season.

ESPN reports, that McRoberts will receive a deal around four years and $23 million, with a player option to return to free agency after his third year.

Yahoo Sports reports that Granger will receive a two-year, $4.2 million contract with the second year being a player option

The Miami Heat made it known to McRoberts that they wanted him on their team from the first time they met with him, according to his agent Mike Conley.

“From Coach [Spoelstra] to [Heat executive Andy Elisburgh] to Pat Riley to the ownership, they were all really excited about Josh,” Conley said. "They all met with Josh, came out day one with their offer and made it clear to us that Josh is who they want."

Last season with the Charlotte Hornets, McRoberts averaged 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.

Granger spent his first eight full seasons with the Indiana Pacers before being traded to and bought out by the Philadelphia 76ers. He then signed with the Los Angeles Clippers for the rest of the season.

Granger has averaged 17.4 points and five rebounds per game for his career and was an All-Star in 2009.

The players can officially sign starting Thursday.

 

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