HEAT Sign Daniel Horton
MIAMI, July 9th - The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Daniel Horton. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Horton played four seasons at the University of Michigan appearing in 110 games (106 starts) and averaged 14.7 points, 4.4 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.70 steals. He became the 39th Wolverine to score at least 1,000 career points and finished 11th on the all-time scoring list with 1,614 points. He was voted to the 2006 All-Big Ten First Team by the media and the 2006 All-Big Ten Second Team by the coaches. As a senior, Horton earned many of U-Ms yearly awards including the Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award, the Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award, the Gary Grant Award for Most Assists, the Outstanding Free Throw Shooting Award and the Iron Man Award while averaging 17.6 points, 5.3 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.94 steals while also leading the Wolverines in scoring, assists and steals. He was voted as the 2004 NIT Tournament MVP and was named as the 2003 Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Horton finished his career second all-time in school history in steals (187), three-point field goals (233) and three-point fields goals attempted (651) while placing fourth all-time with 484 assists.