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HEAT Make Roster Moves

Your Miami HEAT announced today that they have waived Jamaree Bouyea and Caleb Daniels and signed Jon Elmore and Cheick Diallo. Following those roster moves, the HEAT waived Elmore and signed RJ Hampton to a Two-Way Contract. Per club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Diallo, who was originally drafted in the second round (33rd overall) by the Clippers in the 2016 NBA Draft, split last season overseas between Kyoto Hannaryz of the Japanese Basketball League and Cangrejeros de Santurce of the Puerto Rican BSN, appearing in 63 games (62 starts) averaging 16.4 points, 10.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 29.1 minutes while shooting 63.5 percent from the field. He previously appeared in 183 career NBA games (three starts) between New Orleans, Phoenix and Detroit, averaging 5.2 points and 4.1 rebounds in 10.3 minutes of action while shooting 59.6 percent from the field and 77.4 percent from the foul line. He has also appeared in 58 career G League games (37 starts) averaging 14.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.74 blocks and 24.9 minutes while shooting 57.8 percent from the field and 78 percent from the foul line.

Hampton, who was originally drafted in the first round (24th overall) by the Bucks in the 2020 NBA Draft, has appeared in 162 career NBA games (18 starts) between Denver, Orlando and Detroit, averaging 7.1 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 18.8 minutes while shooting 41 percent from the field. He appeared in eight regular season G League games with the Lakeland Magic last season and averaged 22.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 27.3 minutes while shooting 46.3 percent from the field and 85.3 percent from the foul line.

Bouyea appeared in four games with the HEAT last season, averaging 3.8 points, 1.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.00 steals and 16.3 minutes.

Daniels appeared in four NBA2K24 Summer League games with the HEAT in Las Vegas and averaged 4.8 points and 1.0 rebounds.