Reports: Former Vol Josh Richardson signs to 3-year deal with Miami Heat

Miami Heat's Josh Richardson (14) shoots during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Friday, July 10, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. (Source: AP)

MIAMI (WATE) – From a second round pick to a $2.5 million contract, former University of Tennessee basketball guard Josh Richardson agreed to terms with the Miami Heat on Tuesday.

According to the Miami Herald, Richardson agreed to a three-year contract.

Richardson played 10 summer league games with the Heat, averaging close to 12 points and three rebounds per game.

He was second round pick in the NBA draft.

Miami Heat president Pat Riley said after the draft that the heat had Richardson on their board as first round pick.

According to reports, the deal is guaranteed for the first year and the second is partially guaranteed with the third year as a team option.

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