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Heat decline Jordan Mickey’s team option

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Jordan Mickey will be a free agent this off season

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The Miami Heat have declined a $1.6 million team option on forward Jordan Mickey, allowing him to be a free agent come July 1.

The 23 year-old played in 23 games for the Miami Heat this past season, starting in 3 games. He averaged 12.3 minutes and 4 points per game for the Heat.

Mickey didn’t figure into the Heat’s plans for the future, and it seems as though they will be moving on.

The Heat now have 5 free agents: Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem, Wayne Ellington, Luke Babbitt and Jordan Mickey. They can carry 15 full salary players into opening night in October.