Five On The Floor: Miami Heat/NBA
Miami Heat: Bullying Brooklyn Behind Butler, Bam, Dedmon, Tucker

Miami Heat: Bullying Brooklyn Behind Butler, Bam, Dedmon, Tucker

October 28, 2021
The Miami Heat dominated on the boards and made things tough on Kevin Durant and James Harden in an impressive road win.
 
Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Brady Hawk discuss the rebounding, the defense and the opportunistic offense, with quite a bit of appreciation for PJ Tucker and Dewayne Dedmon.
 
Miami Heat: Diving into Duncan Robinson‘s game, Nets preview

Miami Heat: Diving into Duncan Robinson‘s game, Nets preview

October 26, 2021

Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo welcome the Fourth on the Floor, Brady Hawk, onto the program to talk about:

• Duncan Robinson's offense beyond shooting, has he improved and how much more do they need from him

• Duncan's defense, how often teams pick on him

• Does it matter if Duncan closes or not? How often will Tyler Herro be there?

•.Quick look-ahead to upcoming Brooklyn Nets matchup, hot takes included

 

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Miami Heat: Butler bounces back, as Heat crush Magic

Miami Heat: Butler bounces back, as Heat crush Magic

October 26, 2021
Jimmy Butler scored 36 and Markieff Morris contributed off the bench as the Heat beat the rebuilding Orlando Magic to go to 2-1.
Ethan Skolnick and Brady Hawk (both from the arena) are joined by Greg Sylvander to discuss Butler's big scoring night, Tyler Herro's playmaking progression and what Miami needs from Morris.
 
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Miami Heat: Tyler Herro‘s hot start… and what it means

Miami Heat: Tyler Herro‘s hot start… and what it means

October 24, 2021

Tyler Herro is averaging 28.5 through the first two games of the Miami Heat season, which is a welcome development, but also raises some questions.

Has any contending team ever been led in scoring by a reserve?

Should the Heat tilt more toward Herro on offense going forward, even at the expense of Jimmy Butler in closing time?

What does it mean for Herro's future here?

Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo address that and more.

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Miami Heat: Herro‘s 30 wasted as Lowry rests, Butler struggles

Miami Heat: Herro‘s 30 wasted as Lowry rests, Butler struggles

October 23, 2021

The Miami Heat dropped to 1-1 on the season as they lost to the Indiana Pacers in overtime, even with Tyler Herro scoring 30 points.

Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Greg Sylvander break down the Herro rise, while assessing how the Heat should handle future Kyle Lowry absences. And what happened to Jimmy Butler throughout and Bam Adebayo after halftime?

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Miami Heat: Stomping the Champs in Game 1 of the season

Miami Heat: Stomping the Champs in Game 1 of the season

October 22, 2021

Ethan Skolnick and Alexander Toledo are at FTX Arena, joined by Greg Sylvander, to talk about takeaways from the Heat's impressive statement game victory against the Milwaukee Bucks (137-95). We go over everything that went right for the Heat including the Tyler's continued improvement after shooting 10-18 with 6 rebounds and 5 assists, Jimmy and Bam's roles, the team defense, the team's shooting, Bam's aggression, 

 

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Miami Heat: Gabe Vincent on his journey to opportunity

Miami Heat: Gabe Vincent on his journey to opportunity

October 21, 2021
Gabe Vincent, who starts the Miami Heat season with a rotation role after a post-college path that made him consider giving up, joins Five on the Floor.
 
Hosted by Ethan Skolnick and Sean Rochester, the episode features detail about Vincent's adjustments to playing point guard and his revamped shooting form; what he's learned from Kyle Lowry so far; his penchant for pressure defense; and anecdotes about Jimmy Butler, Pat Riley and more.
 
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Miami Heat and NBA: The Season Ahead with Nate Duncan

Miami Heat and NBA: The Season Ahead with Nate Duncan

October 20, 2021
Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA), who hosts a podcast with former NBA executive John Hollinger -- among other ventures -- joins Ethan Skolnick to go through some hot topics on the Miami Heat and the NBA, as the season begins.
 
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Miami Heat: Pat Riley‘s Preseason Presser — 5 Takeaways

Miami Heat: Pat Riley‘s Preseason Presser — 5 Takeaways

October 20, 2021
Pat Riley held a loose, but informative, press conference with select media members on Tuesday -- and revealed plenty.
 
Ethan Skolnick (who was in attendance) and Greg Sylvander identify 5 topics: Riley's fondness for this type of team; what he signaled about Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson; his faith in Bam Adebayo; his concerns about the early schedule; and what the Heat's luxury tax posture will be.
 
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Miami Heat: Nekias Duncan Joins for Mega-Preview

Miami Heat: Nekias Duncan Joins for Mega-Preview

October 18, 2021

The Miami Heat season begins this week, and we get you ready for tipoff by welcoming frequent guest Nekias Duncan of The Dunker Spot podcast and BasketballNews.com.

Nekias, Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Greg Sylvander break down the Heat's offense, defense, bench, upside and more.

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Miami Heat: Heat finish preseason 5-1 after dress rehearsal win over Celtics

Miami Heat: Heat finish preseason 5-1 after dress rehearsal win over Celtics

October 16, 2021
The Miami Heat finished the 2021-22 pre-season in impressive fashion, winning 121-100 over the Boston Celtics. The Heat finished the preseason 5-1. This game was labeled the dress rehearsal, and included the regular season rotation. Greg Sylvander and Brady Hawk break down the action and look ahead to what it may tell us about Opening Night.
 
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Miami Heat: The Season‘s Debate, Seeding vs. Resting

Miami Heat: The Season‘s Debate, Seeding vs. Resting

October 14, 2021

The Miami Heat start the 2021-2022 season on next Thursday, and this is sure to be one of the questions as it progresses:

How hard should the Heat, with some older players on the roster (Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry, PJ Tucker), push for a top seed?

And how will the team's start play into it? 

Ethan and Greg discuss.

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Miami Heat: Eric Reid‘s 5 Things to Get Excited About

Miami Heat: Eric Reid‘s 5 Things to Get Excited About

October 13, 2021

Eric Reid, the play-by-play voice of the Miami Heat, appears for a third straight preseason, to reveal what has his excited about this season -- from the impactful addition of Kyle Lowry to the possible return of Victor Oladipo. 

The conversation with Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander also covers some Heat nostalgia, the difference in broadcasting this season compared to the last two, why the "Game is My Boss" ..... and the New York Jets.

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Miami Heat: Bam, Lowry, Yurtseven stand out against the Hornets

Miami Heat: Bam, Lowry, Yurtseven stand out against the Hornets

October 12, 2021

With Ethan Skolnick and Brady Hawk working postgame coverage at the arena, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo jump on to talk about Bam's ascendence into scoring stardom happening before our eyes, Lowry's shooting prowess and impact on Bam's game. We also went over some changes to the team's defense and the young standouts who lead a remarkable comeback push to keep the Heat undefeated in preseason (4-0).

 

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Miami Heat: Tyler Herro leading a midrange revival?

Miami Heat: Tyler Herro leading a midrange revival?

October 10, 2021

For years, the midrange game has been out of vogue in the NBA. 

But the NBA Finalists both used it effectively last postseason. Now Tyler Herro has been lethal in the preseason, and it's raising a question:

Could Miami go against the analytics, and exploit that area more this season.

Brady Hawk joins Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo to discuss.

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