Dexter Pittman has been assigned by the Miami Heat to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League.

Pittman has appeared in four games with the Heat this season, totaling six points and seven rebounds in 12 minutes of action while shooting 3-of-5 from the field.

Pittman previously appeared in the D-League with Sioux Falls during the 2010-11 season appearing in 22 games (all starts) and averaged 14.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.73 blocks and 1.2 assists in 27.7 minutes while shooting 53.6 percent from the field. 

Erik Spoelstra expects Pittman to stay in the D-League for an extended period.