An undrafted 6’6″ guard out of Mississippi State, Stewart averaged 16.0 PPG on .410/.344/.806 shooting in 33 games (35.0 MPG) for the Bulldogs as a sophomore in 2020/21. Although he wasn’t drafted on July 29, Stewart caught on with Miami for the Las Vegas Summer League.
Stewart has made a limited impact in Vegas, averaging just 2.5 PPG on 28.6% shooting in four games (16.0 MPG), but the Heat like what they’ve seen enough to add him to their 20-man offseason roster. He may be a candidate to become an affiliate player for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, Miami’s G League affiliate.
The Heat now have 15 players under contract, including 14 on guaranteed deals. A handful of other players are expected to sign training camp contracts with the team, including Javonte Smart, Marcus Garrett, and Micah Potter.