Heat Officially Sign Zylan Cheatham To 10-Day Deal

The Heat have signed small forward Zylan Cheatham to a 10-day contract via the hardship exception, the team announced in a press release.Zylan Cheatham

Cheatham, 26, is 6-foot-5 and has been playing for the Birmingham Squadron of the G League, averaging 14 points and 10 rebounds on the season. He has also spent time with the G League’s Iowa Wolves and Erie BayHawks.

After going undrafted in 2019, Cheatham appeared in four games for the Pelicans as a rookie. Interestingly, he made his NBA debut vs. the Heat in November 2019.

Guard/forward Caleb Martin is the lone Heat player in health and safety protocols, but Bam AdebayoJimmy ButlerMarkieff MorrisP.J. Tucker, and Victor Oladipo are all sidelined with a variety of ailments/injuries.

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