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Heat assign Dexter Pittman to D-League for fourth time this season

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Miami Heat center Dexter Pittman assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League once again.

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For the fourth time this NBA season, the Miami HEAT have assigned center Dexter Pittman to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Developmental League. The Skyforce are the HEAT's D-League affiliate.

Pittman was originally assigned to Sioux Falls earlier this season on December 26 and recalled on January 17. He was then re-assigned on January 18 and recalled again on January 20 before being assigned to his third stint on February 3 and recalled on February 13.

The third-year big man has appeared in 15 games (12 starts) with Sioux Falls this season averaging 12.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 1.67 blocks and 24.9 minutes while shooting 47 percent from the field.