Heat sign Liggins, Cooke and waive Lee, Newman

Former Mavericks and Cavaliers swingman DeAndre Liggins has signed with the Heat.

The Miami Heat have signed swingman DeAndre Liggins and guard Charles Cooke, and waived center Marcus Lee and guard Malik Newman, the team announced.

The well-traveled Liggins split last season between the Milwaukee Bucks and New Orleans Pelicans, appearing in 58 games. He has also spent time with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks and others, including the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the Heat’s affiliate in the G-League.

Cooke split last season between the Pelicans and the Greensboro Swarm and the Salt Lake City Stars of the G League. He has appeared in a total of 13 NBA games.

Lee was signed by Heat on Aug. 15 and appeared in one preseason game.

Newman signed with the Heat on Aug. 6, seeing action in two preseason games.