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Heat add James Johnson on 1-year, $4 million deal

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The 6'9 forward played for the Raptors and will add depth to the Heat roster.

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The Miami Heat made another move on Sunday, agreeing to a one-year, $4 million deal with Toronto Raptors free agent forward James Johnson, reports ESPN.

Johnson, a 7-year veteran played for the Raptors last year, averaging 5 PPG in 16 minutes off the bench. The deal with the Heat keeps them flexible for next year, and also gives them another body.

Although Johnson's game isn't a flashy signing, it's something Miami needs when it comes to bodies available. Chris Bosh is uncertain and Josh McRoberts usually finds a way to get hurt. Udonis Haslem is much older. The Heat need the 29 year old to provide availability in the power rotation.

The deal is part of Miami using the huge cap space void provided from Dwyane Wade's departure.