The NBA granted the Miami Heat an extra roster spot to help make up for the injuries the team has faced so far this season.
Update, 1/17: The Miami Heat have officially signed Okaro White to a 10-day contract, the team announced. He will wear No. 15. White’s contract will expire after 10-days, at which time he can be signed to a second 10-day deal if Josh McRoberts or Josh Richardson have not returned from injury by then.
The Miami Heat have had a rough season, and the NBA seemingly agrees, as the league will officially recognize the team’s injury woes as a hardship.
The league granted the Miami Heat an additional roster spot that the team will use to call up Okaro White from its D-League affiliate the Sioux Falls Skyforce, reports The Vertical’s Shams Charina.