Walton Jr. Re-joins HEAT
Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler
MIAMI, March 26 – The Miami HEAT announced today that Derrick Walton Jr. has re-joined the HEAT from the Sioux Falls Skyforce as part of his two-way contract.
Walton Jr. has appeared in 15 games with the HEAT this season averaging 1.9 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 9.5 minutes of action while shooting 33.3 percent (8-of-24) from the field, 41.2 percent (7-of-17) from three-point range and a perfect 6-of-6 from the foul line. Additionally, he appeared in 27 games (all starts) with the Skyforce this season averaging 16.1 points, 7.0 assists, 3.9 rebounds, 1.44 steals and 32.4 minutes while shooting 44.2 percent from the field, 37.7 percent from three-point range and 90.2 percent from the foul line. While playing in just 27 games, among team leaders, he finished second in assists, fourth in free throws made, fifth in points and three-point field goals made and sixth in steals and field goals made.