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Kelly Olynyk agrees to deal with Miami Heat

Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics drives to the

Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics drives to the hoop against Kyle O'Quinn of the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2017. Credit: Jim McIsaac

MIAMI — Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat.

Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, after ESPN first reported it would be a four-year deal worth in excess of $50 million.

The deal has not been signed, though could be as early as Friday.

A 7-foot center with 3-point range, Olynyk spent his first four NBA seasons with the Boston Celtics and played mostly as a reserve. He averaged 9.5 points in 278 regular-season games shot a career-best 51 percent last season.

Olynyk is the second significant agreement for Miami in this free-agent period. The Heat struck a deal Wednesday to re-sign guard Dion Waiters.

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