Five On The Floor: Miami Heat/NBA
Jimmy Chronicles: Backstories about Heat’s Butler (Vol. 3)

Jimmy Chronicles: Backstories about Heat’s Butler (Vol. 3)

July 19, 2019

In the third installment of the Jimmy Chronicles, @EthanJSkolnick speaks with Sean Highkin of Bleacher Report about Butler's emergence with the Bulls. They also discuss Hassan Whiteside's fit with the Portland Trail Blazers, the team Highkin now covers.

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Miami Heat post-summer league: Dion, Spoelstra and lineups

Miami Heat post-summer league: Dion, Spoelstra and lineups

July 17, 2019

In the latest Five On the Floor, @EthanJSkolnick and @Alf954 bounce around on Miami Heat topics...

1. Is Dion Waiters really in shape? And what does that mean?

2. The Dan Dakich/Erik Spoelstra silliness

3. What are possible lineups and how good is this team if no more moves are made?

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Jimmy Chronicles: Backstories about Heat’s Butler (Vol. 2)

Jimmy Chronicles: Backstories about Heat’s Butler (Vol. 2)

July 15, 2019

In the latest edition of The Jimmy Chronicles, Ethan J. Skolnick speaks with long-time Chicago Bulls beat writer KC Johnson about the rise of new Heat swingman Jimmy Butler with the Chicago Bulls... and about his relationships with Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, the media, the fans and more.

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Russ, CP3 and more with Alf and Mattox

Russ, CP3 and more with Alf and Mattox

July 13, 2019

It's a Light Skinned Opinions takeover of Five on the Floor! 

With Ethan J. Skolnick traveling back from NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Alphonse Sidney and his LSO co-host Chris Mattox compare Russ Westbrook to a Gucci belt and a used boat. Check out FiveReasonsSports.com 

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Miami Heat summer league: Robinson, Maten, Dunn

Miami Heat summer league: Robinson, Maten, Dunn

July 12, 2019

While at Las Vegas Summer League, Ethan J. Skolnick spoke with three of the Miami Heat's interesting young prospects -- Duncan Robinson, Yante Maten and Kendrick Nunn.

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The Jimmy Chronicles: Backstories about Butler (Vol. 1)

The Jimmy Chronicles: Backstories about Butler (Vol. 1)

July 10, 2019

The latest episode of Five on the Floor is the first edition of "The Jimmy Chronicles," Ethan J. Skolnick speaks with Jon of The Athletic in Minnesota, for the real story about Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Look for more in this series soon.

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Should the Miami Heat Trade for Russell Westbrook?

Should the Miami Heat Trade for Russell Westbrook?

July 8, 2019

The interest is real, and so is the debate on the latest episode of Five on the Floor.

Ethan J. Skolnick (out at Las Vegas Summer League) and Alphonse Sidney argue about the merits of the Miami Heat trading for Russell Westbrook, who is being made available by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Miami Heat: Westbrook, Beal, Wall with Evan Cohen

Miami Heat: Westbrook, Beal, Wall with Evan Cohen

July 6, 2019

Continuing a series of podcasts from Las Vegas NBA Summer League, Ethan J. Skolnick corrals cap guru Evan Cohen of Sirius NBA Radio, Mad Dog Radio and ESPN West Palm to talk about the possibility of grabbing Russell Westbrook or Bradley Beal and John Wall. Forty minutes of nonstop scenarios and opinions. 

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Miami Heat at Vegas Summer League w/ Nekias

Miami Heat at Vegas Summer League w/ Nekias

July 5, 2019

After watching the Miami Heat destroy a Chinese team in Las Vegas, Ethan J. Skolnick is joined by Nekias Duncan of Miami Heat Beat. They talk about Tyler Herro, Duncan Robinson, Kendrick Nunn and the rest of the Heat's young players; about the fit of Jimmy Butler; and about the likely starting lineup if no other major moves are made.

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Miami Heat and NBA Free Agency Update: July 4

Miami Heat and NBA Free Agency Update: July 4

July 4, 2019

On the July 4th holiday, and before Ethan J. Skolnick heads to Las Vegas for NBA Summer League, Ethan and Alphonse Sidney update on the latest news.

Where should Kawhi Leonard go? Should the Heat still trade Goran Dragic? And would you make a play for Bradley Beal, even if it means taking John Wall?

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Strong day for the Miami Heat

Strong day for the Miami Heat

July 1, 2019

It's official! The Miami Heat have acquired Jimmy Butler, and all it cost them was Josh Richardson, Hassan Whiteside and a first round pick. Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney discuss the deals that changed the roster... and what might be next. LaMarcus Aldridge? Kevin Love? Bradley Beal? And we say goodbye to Richardson and Whiteside.

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Jimmy Butler meets with the Heat

Jimmy Butler meets with the Heat

June 30, 2019

On the Sunday that free agency opens, Ethan Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney make their pitches to Jimmy Butler for the Miami Heat. Should they sign it? What will it take to get him?

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The Miami Heat roster as free agency starts

The Miami Heat roster as free agency starts

June 27, 2019

In this episode of "5 On the Floor" with Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney, the hosts look at the Miami Heat's core returning players as NBA free agency opens, and what the future holds for all of them. What's their upside? What's the chance of each sticking around? And how do roles adjust if players are added?

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Jimmy Butler to the Heat still make sense?

Jimmy Butler to the Heat still make sense?

June 24, 2019

The Jimmy Butler rumors are back. He wanted to be with the Heat during the season. Now is there still a chance? As they transition the Five Reasons flagship podcast to Five On the Floor (Miami Heat/NBA), Ethan Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney discuss how it can happen, and whether it makes sense.

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Spotlight: Mindin Our Business w/ Jax & Windy (Ep 7)

Spotlight: Mindin Our Business w/ Jax & Windy (Ep 7)

June 24, 2019

It's episode 7 already! Jason Jackson (@TheJaxShow) and Windy Dees (@GetDeesTweets) are back with the latest in sports business.

Look for this podcast on its own feed soon.