Sources: Winslow, Heat agree to 3-year deal
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The extension for Winslow, 22, underscores the Heat’s continued belief that he can be a key player on an Eastern Conference contender.
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Roc Nation completed the deal with Heat president Pat Riley and general manager Andy Elisburg on Friday afternoon, league sources said. Miami holds a team option in the third year of the deal, sources said.
Winslow was eligible for his rookie extension as part of the NBA’s draft Class of 2015 and faced a Monday deadline to complete an extension. Without an extension, those players can enter restricted free agency on July 1.
Current teams can match offer sheets and retain restricted free agents.
“I’m just excited,” Winslow told reporters after the Heat’s preseason game Friday night. “I’m invested in this team, in this city. It’s nice to get it done before