3:53pm: The deal is official, the Heat announced.
3:35pm: The Heat are poised to sign undrafted shooting guard Corey Hawkins, reports Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel (Twitter links). The 24-year-old son of former NBA player Hersey Hawkins averaged more than 20 points per game two out of his last three seasons at UC Davis and won this year’s Big West Player of the Year award, as Winderman notes. The terms of Hawkins’ deal are the same as Keith Benson‘s, who inked a non-guaranteed training camp pact with Miami earlier this month, Winderman tweets.
Hawkins will compete for one of ostensibly two open spots on the regular season roster for Miami, which is carrying 12 fully guaranteed salaries plus Hassan Whiteside‘s partially guaranteed deal, one that the Heat will almost certain keep.
The 6’3″ guard spent his freshman season at Arizona State, then transferred to UC-Davis, where he spent his remaining three collegiate campaigns. Hawkins’ career averages are 15.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.7 assists to go along with a shooting line of .468/.406/.802.