Rodney McGruder returning to Heat

Miami recalls guard from G League


MIAMI – The Miami Heat are getting some badly needed help for the stretch run.

The team announcing Tuesday that guard Rodney McGruder has been recalled from the G League.

McGruder went for a two-game rehab stint with the Skyforce.

He underwent surgery to repair a left tibia stress fracture on Oct. 17.

Last season, the guard played in 78 games with 65 starts.

McGruder averaged 6.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 25.2 minutes a game.

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