Five On The Floor: Miami Heat/NBA
Miami Heat camp issues: Who’s the #2 guy

Miami Heat camp issues: Who’s the #2 guy

September 19, 2019

Giancarlo Navas of Miami Heat Beat joins for the 3rd installment of a 5-part series on the Miami Heat's training camp issues.

Who will be Miami's No. 2 guy this year? Goran Dragic? Justise Winslow? Bam Adebayo? Dion Waiters?

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Miami Heat camp issues: Jimmy Butler, a true #1?

Miami Heat camp issues: Jimmy Butler, a true #1?

September 18, 2019

In the second in a series about the Miami Heat's training camp questions, Ethan J. Skolnick, Alphonse Sidney and Alex Toledo examine whether Jimmy Butler is a true No. 1 on a playoff contender. After all, he was just rated No. 11 in the entire NBA by Sports Illustrated.

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Five Issues for Miami Heat camp: Point Guard

Five Issues for Miami Heat camp: Point Guard

September 17, 2019

In the first of a five part series, Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney examine one of the issues of the upcoming Miami Heat training camp:

Who is the starting point guard?

Justise Winslow? Goran Dragic? 

Or can they play together?

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The Miami Heat Future: 2021 Class

The Miami Heat Future: 2021 Class

September 11, 2019

In the second part of their series, Ethan Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney look at the 2021 free agent NBA class. 

LeBron, Kawhi, Blake, Vic…. Giannis?

Who might be available? 

And what will be the Miami Heat's cap situation?

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Why the Miami Heat, unlike the Dolphins, don’t tank

Why the Miami Heat, unlike the Dolphins, don’t tank

September 10, 2019

The Miami Dolphins are tanking, as evidenced by their 59-10 loss in their NFL season opener.

The Miami Heat, under Pat Riley, don't believe in that. 

Why? When have they come closest to what the Dolphins are doing? What would it take for them to do it? 

Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney explore on the latest Five on the Floor, sponsored by MyBookie.ag (use code FIVE for bonus) and AutoNation. Reach out by DM if you're looking for a new car (@5ReasonsSports).

Is Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler an MVP Threat, and more…

Is Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler an MVP Threat, and more…

September 5, 2019

In a chunky episode of Five on the Floor, Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney discuss....

1. The Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro hanging out.

2. Butler's chances at MVP consideration.

3. Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley dancing on Instagram, and what it means about the Heat organization.

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The Miami Heat’s 2020 free agent options

The Miami Heat’s 2020 free agent options

September 3, 2019

It's never too early to look ahead.

In the first part of a two-part series, Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney look at the barren 2020 class. Can the Miami Heat get in on any of these guys with their current salary cap situation? Should they even bother? Or do they need to go another direction.

Later in the week: 2021.

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National perception of Miami Heat (Jorge Sedano)

National perception of Miami Heat (Jorge Sedano)

August 30, 2019

Old friend -- and Miami defender on ESPN -- Jorge Sedano joins Five on the Floor to discuss the national perception of the Miami Heat. 

Is anyone taking the Heat seriously? Why not? 

And of course, we do some Lakers and Clippers talk, since Sedano has escaped the hurricanes to work in Los Angeles.

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Heat-76ers Rivalry? Jimmy Butler, more w/ Keith Pompey

Heat-76ers Rivalry? Jimmy Butler, more w/ Keith Pompey

August 29, 2019

Ever since Jimmy Butler signed with the Miami Heat, Heat and Philadelphia 76ers fans have been at odds. 

Keith Pompey, the beat writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, joins the podcast to discuss the Butler decision, and where both teams go from here. 

Did the 76ers really want Jimmy, or not? 

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Spotlight: Mindin Our Business w/ Jax & Windy (Ep 8)

Spotlight: Mindin Our Business w/ Jax & Windy (Ep 8)

August 27, 2019

The latest episode of Mindin Our Business with Jason Jackson (@TheJaxShow) and Windy Dees (@GetDeesTweets). 

A lot to cover this week around the sports business world, with Major League Baseball and more, and they even mix in some Miami Super Bowl and Disney talk. Jax may wear a Spiderman outfit to the next podcast, so it's a good thing you can't see him. Look for this podcast on its own feed soon, on FiveReasonsSports.com.

Examining the Miami Heat frontcourt

Examining the Miami Heat frontcourt

August 25, 2019

After assessing the Miami Heat's new backcourt, Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney look at the frontcourt.

Who starts next to Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo? Who plays the key bench role? How will the pieces fit? And why is Alf suddenly optimistic?

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How will the Miami Heat’s backcourt look?

How will the Miami Heat’s backcourt look?

August 23, 2019

Goran Dragic. Justise Winslow. Tyler Herro. Dion Waiters. Kendrick Nunn. And maybe someone else down the road. 

Who will start? Who will finish? Who should? How will the pieces fit in the Miami Heat's backcourt?

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Ethan and Alf on Heat/NBA Front Offices

Ethan and Alf on Heat/NBA Front Offices

August 21, 2019

After Ethan J. Skolnick discussed the NBA's best front offices with Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck, he brought in his usual co-host Alphonse Sidney (@Alf954) to go over the list. 

Where do the Miami Heat stand now?

Naturally, that was the primary topic.

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Howard Beck on Heat, NBA, top GMs

Howard Beck on Heat, NBA, top GMs

August 18, 2019

Howard Beck, national NBA writer for Bleacher Report, joins Five on the Floor to talk about the NBA2K All-Decade Teams, the top NBA front offices (and where the Heat fit) and more. 

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Dwyane Wade or Allen Iverson? The All-Decade Teams

Dwyane Wade or Allen Iverson? The All-Decade Teams

August 15, 2019

It's the deadest spot in the NBA calendar, so Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney are thankful that NBA2K pushed out its All-Decade Teams. They discuss Allen Iverson vs. Dwyane Wade and more. Plus, do we believe in James Johnson and Dion Waiters?

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