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Signed as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 7, 2014.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Was not drafted by the NBA out of college in the 2014 NBA Draft…signed by the HEAT as a free agent on Aug. 7, 2014…waived by the HEAT on Oct. 25, 2014…signed a contract with the NBA Development League on Oct. 29, 2014 and was acquired by the Sioux Falls Skyforce…signed to a 10-day contract by the HEAT on Jan. 8, 2015…signed to a second 10-day contract by the HEAT on Jan. 29, 2015…signed by the HEAT on Feb. 8, 2015. 2014-15 SEASON: Split the season between the HEAT and the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League…appeared in 32 games (two starts) for the HEAT and averaged 5.9 points (.419 FG%, .681 FT%), 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 18.8 minutes…officially missed nine games as a DNP-CD and one game as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…ranked among the NBA rookie leaders in steals per game (7th), assists per game (15th) and scoring average (18th)…topped the HEAT in scoring twice, in steals seven times, in minutes three times, in blocks twice and in rebounds and assists once each…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench five times and also led the HEAT reserves in steals 13 times, in assists seven times, in blocks five times and in minutes and rebounds four times each…scored in double figures on nine occasions, including a pair of 20-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…set career highs in both points (26) and field goals made (10) on Mar. 2 vs. Phoenix with the 26-point effort ranking as the third highest single-game scoring output by a HEAT rookie in a non-start…became one of only 18 players in franchise history to play all 48 minutes in a non-overtime game for the HEAT in the season finale at Philadelphia on Apr. 15…in addition to setting a career high in minutes played at Philadelphia, he also set career highs in field goals attempted (15) and defensive (8) and total (10) rebounds and tied his career high in steals (4)…made his NBA debut at Golden State on Jan. 14 and had two points in 1:44 of action…made his first NBA start at Washington on Mar. 6 and tallied 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and one steal in 36:24 of action…started all 15 games in which he appeared for the Skyforce and averaged 18.5 points (.488 FG%, .808 FT%), 4.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.00 steals and 34.5 minutes…missed six games (Nov. 29-Dec. 13) due to a strained groin…scored in double figures 13 times with the Skyforce, including six games with at least 20 points and one 30-point effort…NBA Season Highs: 26 points (vs. Phoenix, Mar. 2), 10 rebounds (at Philadelphia, Apr. 15), six assists (vs. Sacramento, Mar. 7), four steals (twice), two blocks (at Boston, Feb. 1) and 48:00 minutes (at Philadelphia, Apr. 15). COLLEGE: Played four seasons at Fresno State University, appearing in 128 career games (87 starts) and averaged 10.5 points (.456 FG%, .716 FT%), 4.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.09 steals and 27.6 minutes…finished his career ranked 16th on Fresno State's all-time scoring list (1,350 career points)…as a senior, started all 35 games in which he appeared and averaged 15.9 points (.479 FG%, .805 FT%), 7.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.03 steals and 33.6 minutes…named to the All-Mountain West Second Team…shot the sixth-highest single-season three-point field goal percentage (.375) in school history…scored a career-high 25 points twice (at Pacific on Nov. 23, 2013 and vs. Air Force on Jan. 8, 2014)…as a junior, appeared in 29 games (28 starts) and averaged 12.1 points (.461 FG%, .709 FT%), 4.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 29.6 minutes…as a sophomore, appeared in 33 games (23 starts) and averaged 9.3 points (.422 FG%, .686 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.33 steals and 29.6 minutes…as a freshman, appeared in all 31 games (one start) and averaged 4.4 points (.441 FG%, .540 FT%), 2.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.10 steals and 16.9 minutes. PERSONAL: Full name is Tyler Ryan Johnson…is the son of Jennifer and Milton Johnson…his mother, Jennifer, serves in the United States Air Force…has three brothers (Brandon, Logan and Gabe) and a sister (Lauren)…is engaged to Ashley Fletcher…has a son (Dameon Johnson)…majored in communications at Fresno State…enjoys cooking…when his career is over he would like to coach his high school team…suffered a broken jaw as a member of the HEAT at the 2015 Orlando Pro Summer League…wears size 13 sneakers.
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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 186 lbs./ 84.4 kg
Born: May 07, 1992
From: Fresno State
Draft: 2015
NBA Debut: 2014
Years Pro: 1
Previous Teams:
  Miami Heat 2014 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Fresno State/USA

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