The Miami Heat signed undrafted 6-foot-2 guard Corey Hawkins Friday. Hawkins played for three years at the University of California - Davis after playing his first year of college basketball at Arizona State University. He was named the Big West Player of the Year last season.
According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman, Hawkins' contract is not guaranteed. He is the 17th player on the Heat roster for the upcoming year and may face long odds of making the final cut. Miami already has Goran Dragic locked into a lucrative five-year contract as well as Mario Chalmers, second-year player Tyler Johnson and 2015 second-round pick Josh Richardson playing point guard.
But one skill he has could land him a spot in the NBA -- 3-point shooting. Hawkins shot 48.8 percent from downtown last year. He may join the Heat's D-League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, after training camp.