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Report: Miami Heat agree to terms to bring back Victor Oladipo, Dewayne Dedmon

Atlanta Hawks v Miami Heat - Game Five

MIAMI, FLORIDA - APRIL 26: Victor Oladipo #4 of the Miami Heat goes up for a layup against the Atlanta Hawks during the second half in Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round at FTX Arena on April 26, 2022 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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Victor Oladipo spent most of the last two seasons recovering from a quad tendon injury that required two surgeries. As a result, he played in just eight regular season games last campaign for the Heat.

Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra and company saw enough — not only did they agree to bring Oladipo back, but they also gave him a raise from $2.7 million last season to $11 million this season on a one-year deal with the team. Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the news.

Oladipo was an All-NBA wing before his injury and showed flashes of his old self — 12.4 points a game in the regular season, 10.6 a night, and some key moments in the playoffs — that the Heat hope they will see more of next season.

The Heat are also bringing back reserve center Dewayne Dedmon on a two-year, $9 million contract. He will again be the backup behind Bam Adebayo, a role he was rock solid in last season averaging 6.3 points and 5.8 rebounds a night.

It should be noted that in a franchise known for being aggressive in the offseason and with some big-time potential targets lurking, these are both very tradable-sized salaries. But whether the players stay or go, these are solid signings for the Heat.