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Tyler Johnson Talks About Recovery from Broken Jaw and How Heat Have Faith in Him

It has been quite the summer for Tyler Johnson. In the definition of an up-and-down summer, the 23-year-old is about to enter his second season with the Miami Heat. A little over a month ago during a summer league game on July 8th in Orlando, Johnson suffered a fractured jaw while fighting through a normal screen play. The injury required surgery and has prevented the young guard...
Via Heat Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Tyler Johnson is Primed for a Breakthrough Season in 2015-16

There are big expectations for the Miami Heat as they enter the 2015-16 season. Big-name players either have been added or retained this offseason by the Heat. The biggest names to have been retained by Miami are none other than Dwyane Wade and Goran Dragic. While there is little doubt that these two players will be most instrumental to the organization’s success this season...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat's Napier trade opens up roster spot for Tyler Johnson

The Miami Heat have had a busy offseason, and their latest move helped bring some clarity to a crowded backcourt.By trading Shabazz Napier to the Orlando Magic, the Heat have committed to giving Tyler Johnson a bigger role going forward. But before they could install Johnson as the backup point guard, Pat Riley & Co. needed to make sure that Johnson was actually on the roster...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Tyler Johnson To Have Guarantee Picked Up, While Heat Still Mull On James Ennis

It appears that Tyler Johnson will be back with the Miami Heat next season, while James Ennis still remains a question mark. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports that Johnson will have his 50-percent contract guarantee picked up by the Saturday deadline and that the Heat are still mulling Ennis. Have been told that Tyler Johnson will have his 50-percent contract guarantee...
Via Heat Nation
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat guard Tyler Johnson sidelined with broken jaw

MIAMI (AP) -- Heat guard Tyler Johnson has a broken jaw and is expected to be sidelined for at least six weeks. Johnson was injured in Miami's summer-league game at Orlando on Wednesday. He lost a tooth in a midcourt collision while running into a screen. Further evaluation revealed the jaw fracture. His agent Pedro Power says surgery was scheduled for Thursday. Johnson played in...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson makes buzzer beater against Nets at Orlando Summer League

As day two of the Orlando Summer League came to a close, we had a spectacular finish in the Brooklyn Nets-Miami Heat game. While Miami down one with less than a second to play, Heat rookie Justise Winslow made an incredible pass to teammate Tyler Johnson who made an incredible buzzer beater for the victory: Amazing play from Tyler Johnson! *** Johnson game winner [Ben Golliver]...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat to Re-Sign Tyler Johnson for Remainder of Season

The Miami Heat have decided to re-sign Tyler Johnson for the rest of the season. After two 10-day contract stints, the Heat were forced to make a decision—let Johnson go to free agency or re-sign him to a contract for the rest of the season. According to RealGM, Miami has decided on the latter option. The undrafted free agent has averaged 7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 steals and...
Via Heat Nation
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat sign undrafted rookie Tyler Johnson through remainder of season

The Miami Heat have signed guard Tyler Johnson for the rest of the season, the team announced Sunday. Johnson, 22, has appeared in six games this season after spending time with the team in Summer League and in training camp. He was one of the final roster cuts before the regular season began and went on to play 15 games for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the Heat's NBA Development League...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat officially sign guard Tyler Johnson to 10-day contract

The Miami Heat officially announced Monday the signing of shooting guard Tyler Johnson to a 10-day contract. Johnson -- who will wear number 8 -- played well for the Heat's Summer League squads in the Orlando and Las Vegas tournaments during the offseason, averaging 12.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 22.8 minutes while shooting 55.1 percent from the field in 10 games. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat sign guard Tyler Johnson from Skyforce to 10-day contract

The Miami Heat will fill their empty roster spot with the signing of shooting guard Tyler Johnson, a league source told Sunday. With teams now free to sign players to 10-day contracts, the Heat will give the Fresno State product a chance to possibly get minutes behind Dwyane Wade. Any player signed to two 10-day contracts with the same team must then be signed for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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