The Miami Heat have signed Micah Potter, Ja'Vonte Smart and Dru Smith to training camp deals. All three contracts are non-guaranteed.
Potter went undrafted out of Wisconsin at the 2021 NBA Draft. The 6'10'' center started his career at Ohio State before finishing his final two seasons with the Badgers. As a senior, Potter averaged 12.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. He had shooting splits of 50/39/84 in his final collegiate season.
Smart was an Early Entry candidate in 2019, 2020 and 2021. He stayed in the draft in 2021, but went undrafted out of LSU. The 6'4'' guard was a three-year starter for the Tigers. As a junior, Smart averaged 16 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. He also upped his shooting splits to 46/40/86 in his final year in college.
Smith went undrafted out of Missouri at the 2021 NBA Draft. The 6'3'' point guard started his college career at Evansville before transferring to Missouri for his junior and senior seasons. As a senior, Smith averaged 14.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.1 steals per game.
All three players are likely to become Affiliate Players for the Heat's G-League team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.