MIAMI - Hopefully Luke Babbitt didn't sign a long-term lease in Atlanta.
Hours before Thursday's NBA trade deadline, the Miami Heat reacquired the forward in a deal that sent Okaro White to the Hawks.
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Babbitt, 28, spent last season with the Heat, starting 55 games and averaging 4.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game. This season, Babbitt is shooting 44.1 percent from three-point range.
With Kelly Olynyk out with a shoulder injury, Babbitt could be an immediate help to the Heat who are currently sitting in seventh place in the Eastern Conference playoff standings with a 29-26 record.
Miami hosts Milwaukee at the American Airlines Arena on Friday night.
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