Heat sign Jamaree Bouyea to 10-day contract

The Miami Heat have signed guard Jamaree Bouyea to a 10-day contract.

Bouyea has appeared in 16 games (all starts) with Miami’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, this season averaging 19.0 points, 5.8 assists, 5.3 rebounds, 1.31 steals, 1.00 blocks and 35.1 minutes while shooting 52.2 percent from the field. He leads the team in assists, steals, blocks and field goals made and is second in points, rebounds and free throws made. He also appeared in 16 Showcase Cup games with the Skyforce earlier this season and averaged 15.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 2.30 steals and 35.5 minutes. Bouyea, who originally signed with the HEAT on July 14, appeared in four preseason games with Miami and averaged 8.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.25 steals and 17.2 minutes.

Bouyea played his entire collegiate career at the University of San Francisco, appearing in 160 games (105 starts), finishing as the school’s all-time leader in games played and wins while finishing third in assists and steals and fifth in points and field goals made. In his final season, he started all 34 games and averaged 17.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.82 steals and 36.2 minutes. He earned All-WCC First Team honors and was named to the NABC All-District First Team. He ranked third in the conference in scoring and led the team in points, assists, steals, field goals made and free throws made. He scored in double-figures in all but five games, including a career-high 36 points in the final game against Murray State in the NCAA Tournament.

Author: Inside Hoops

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