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Derrick Walton Jr. re-joins Skyforce

He has one NBA day remaining on his contract.

Washington Wizards v Miami Heat Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The Miami Heat announced today that point guard Derrick Walton Jr. has re-joined the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

Walton has one NBA day remaining on his deal; players on “two-way contracts” can spend up to 45 days with their NBA team and the rest of the season with their developmental league affiliate team. Derrick Jones Jr., Miami’s other player on a two-way deal, has four NBA days left.

With Wayne Ellington’s return on Thursday, the Heat roster is in its healthiest state all season. Only Dion Waiters, who is out for the season, is injured. Miami needed Walton and Jones to play earlier in the season with nagging injuries earlier, but the trade for Dwyane Wade and Rodney McGruder’s return have lessened the need for them.