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2015 NBA Draft results: Josh Richardson selected by Heat with No. 40 pick

Miami grabs a four-year guard out of Tennessee.

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The Miami Heat have selected Josh Richardson with the No. 40 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Richardson is a four-year guard from Tennessee who had a breakout senior year, averaging 16 points, five rebounds, four assists and 36 minutes, all career highs. He shot 46 percent from the floor and 36 percent from behind the arc, also a career high, which gives teams hopes he could be a multi-dimensional bench scorer.

Earlier in the draft, the Heat had one of the best steals, grabbing Justise Winslow at No. 10. Especially if Richardson develops into a solid guard off the bench, Miami could be looking back at this 2015 draft with very fond memories. With Mario Chalmers reportedly on the trading block, the Heat will need someone in the backcourt helping Goran Dragic and (maybe) Dwyane Wade.

See all the picks in the 2015 NBA Draft right here with our live draft tracker.