The Miami Heat re-signed forward Udonis Haslem on Tuesday, bringing him back for his 17th season with the club.

"UD is the heart and soul of Miami and we are proud to have him help lead this team once again," Heat president Pat Riley said in a statement.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Haslem, 39, has played his entire career in Miami since joining the team as an undrafted free agent out of Florida in 2003. Part of three NBA championship teams, Haslem has career averages of 7.6 points and 6.7 rebounds in 854 games, ranking as the Heat's all-time leader in rebounds.

He is second in games played to Dwyane Wade, who was a rookie teammate in 2003.

Haslem, the team captain in each of the past 12 seasons, has been an end-of-the-roster player in recent years, playing in a total of 40 games the past three seasons. He averaged 2.5 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10 games (one start) last season.

--Field Level Media

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