Report: Josh McRoberts signs deal with Miami Heat

Josh McRoberts #11 of the Charlotte Bobcats reacts after a call during their game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 14, 2013
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Former Charlotte Hornets forward Josh McRoberts signs a four-year deal with the Miami Heat after just one year with the Hornets, according to a report.

Former Charlotte Hornets forward Josh McRoberts has signed for the Miami Heat, according to reports.

The 27-year-old opted out of his contract with the Hornets after just one season with the club, as former his side crashed out of the NBA playoffs in the first round.

McRoberts has penned a four-year contract with the Heat worth $23m (£13.4m) as Miami look to rebuild their side after Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James all left the club, report several media outlets.

The forward averaged 8.5 points a game for the Hornets last season.

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