The Miami Heat are very familiar with their latest addition.
The Heat signed guard Larry Drew II, who was in Miami’s training camp in 2013 and 2014 and and had stints with the Heat’s developmental league team in Sioux Falls in each of the last four years.
The Heat signed the 27-year-old Tuesday, bringing the training camp roster to 18.
Drew’s only NBA experience came in the 2014-15 season when he played 12 games for Philadelphia (one start) and averaged 3.8 points and 3.8 assists. He played for the Sixers summer league team in July.
The 6-foot-2 Drew won a gold medal earlier this month as a member of the United States team at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup. He appeared in five games and averaged 4.6 points and 5.0 assists while shooting 52.9 percent from the floor.
Last season, Drew played in 10 games (one start) for Sioux Falls, averaging 8.1 points and 5.9 assists. He also played in Lithuania and Puerto Rico.
Drew played 77 games for the Skyforce in 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons. In 96 career G League games he is averaging 10.8 points, 7.8 assists and 3.4 rebounds, while shooting 47.6 percent from the floor, including 41.6 percent on 3 pointers. He holds the G League single-game assist record, recording 23 On Christmas Day 2014.
Drew is the son of Larry Drew, who played 10 years in the NBA. He played three years at North Carolina before transferring to UCLA. He was undrafted in 2013.