Former K-State star Rodney McGruder signs with Clippers

Miami Heat guard Rodney McGruder (17) stands on the court during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

(WIBW) - Former Kansas State star Rodney McGruder is changing NBA teams.

The guard announced he's signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports, his deal with the team is for three years and $15 million.

McGruder has played for the Miami Heat for the past three seasons. The organization waived him back in April and the Clippers claimed him.

Last year, he averaged a career-high 7.6 points per game while averaging 3.6 rebounds. The former Wildcat shot 35% from three and is known for his grit.

At KSU, McGruder was an All-Big 12 First Team player who earned honorable mention AP All-American honors for his senior season. Over four years, he averaged 11.7 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 45% for his career. He started 100 games while playing in 135 for the Wildcats.