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Tyler Johnson cleared to return to basketball activities

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The second-year guard is back to work.

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Two months after suffering a fractured jaw during the Orlando Summer League tournament, Miami Heat shooting guard Tyler Johnson has been cleared to return to basketball activities.

The team's official Twitter account posted this short clip of Johnson back on the practice court at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday.

Miami has shown faith in the promising second year guard by partially guaranteeing his contract and trading away Norris Cole, Zoran Dragic and Shabazz Napier since Johnson was brought onboard during last season from the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

Over the course of 32 games, Johnson averaged 5.9 points on 42 percent shooting, 2.5 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.3 assists in 18.8 minutes per game. He played well during his brief time in Summer League, including this game winner off an inbounds pass from Justise Winslow.