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Wayne Ellington returning to Miami on 1-year deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) Wayne Ellington is returning to the Miami Heat, after nearly two weeks of waiting and wondering if he would get his wish to be back with the club for a third season.

A person with direct knowledge of the terms said Thursday night that Ellington accepted a $6.3 million, one-year offer that exactly matches his salary from last season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been signed.

Keeping Ellington was a top priority for the Heat this summer, and the veteran guard made clear that he wanted to be back in Miami. On Day 12 of free agency, a deal finally got struck.

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Leaders
Points: Goran Dragic17.3
Rebounds: Hassan Whiteside11.4
Assists: Goran Dragic4.8
FG%: Hassan Whiteside54.0%
Steals: Josh Richardson1.49
Blocks: Hassan Whiteside1.74
Defense (Rank)
Points: 102.9 (4)
Rebounds: 43.1 (15)
Assists: 21.0 (3)
FG%: 45.0% (7)
FT%: 78.3% (26)
3P%: 36.0% (13)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 103.4 (24)
Rebounds: 43.5 (19)
Assists: 22.7 (18)
FG%: 45.5% (17)
FT%: 75.5% (22)
3P%: 36.0% (17)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Miami 44 38 .537 --
x-Washington 43 39 .524 1.0
Charlotte 36 46 .439 8.0
Orlando 25 57 .305 19.0
Atlanta 24 58 .293 20.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/13/2018 Wayne Ellington Re-Signed
7/10/2018 Duncan Robinson Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
7/1/2018 Dwyane Wade Declared Free Agency
7/1/2018 Udonis Haslem Declared Free Agency
7/1/2018 Wayne Ellington Declared Free Agency
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Injuries
Date Player Status
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