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NBA Free Agency 2014: Clippers F Danny Granger Signs With Miami Heat

According to Yahoo! Sports, former Pacers and Clippers forward Danny Granger has agreed to terms with the Miami Heat.

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According to Woj, the Heat have made their second signing of the day, agreeing to terms with former Clipper Danny Granger.  Grangerp layed the last part of the 2014 season with the Clippers after spending his entire career with Indiana.

Despite a very productive career, excessive injuries in recent years have caused Granger to be a shadow of the player he once was.  He was hardly effective in his limited time with the Clippers, shooting 27.5% from the field and 22.7% from deep in 13 playoff games.  Furthermore, from viewing the games it was clear to see that he had no explosiveness left in his knees and couldn't move very well on defense either.

Granger receives the Heat's bi-annual exception in the same exact deal that Jordan Farmar got from the Clippers yesterday, worth $2,077,000 in the first year with a player option for the second.

The Heat also used their mid-level exception today, signing Josh McRoberts.  It's kind of interesting, I'd take Spencer Hawes and Jordan Farmar over Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger as my two FA signings any day.

For the Clippers' purposes, the team now no longer has a cap hold for $915,243 under Granger's name, and loses one of the four players (Granger along with Turkoglu, Hollins, and Davis) that they could use non-bird rights to give a salary slightly over the league minimum.  It's safe to say, however, that Granger isn't much of a loss.