November 27, 2020
With Jae Crowder gone -- and Maurice Harkless and Avery Bradley in -- the Miami Heat will have a new starting lineup from the one that advanced to the 2020 NBA Finals.
But what will it be? Does Meyers Leonard get his spot back? Bradley in? Or Tyler Herro? Goran Dragic back to the bench?
Ethan Skolnick, Alphonse Sidney, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo evaluate the options.
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November 24, 2020
It was either going to be this offseason or next offseason, and Bam Adebayo chose to secure his future now. The Miami Heat All-Star signed a 5-year extension.
How does this affect the pursuit of Giannis and other stars?
Why are some Heat fans upset, or even panicked?
Ethan J. Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo try to calm everyone down.
November 23, 2020
With the draft completed, and most free agents gone, it's time to assess the Eastern Conference -- and specifically, the contenders.
Ethan, Alex, Greg and Alf discuss the moves made by the Bucks, Celtics, Raptors, Pacers, 76ers and Nets to try to dethrone the Miami Heat as Eastern Conference champions.
November 21, 2020
After a busy second day of free agency, Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander assess the Miami Heat's moves, which included adding veteran forward Mo Harkless and veteran guard Avery Bradley -- while forward Jae Crowder left for Phoenix.
Also, is there anything else coming?
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November 19, 2020
After the Miami Heat drafted Precious Achiuwa out of Memphis in the first round, it's time to start free agency.
Which players will move? Where? Who will be available to the Heat? How will they use the mid-level exception? Will they do a sign-and-trade deal? Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo, Greg Sylvander and Adam Borai (@ClutchNBA5R) discuss everyone from Gallinari to Millsap to Hayward.
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November 19, 2020
The Miami Heat kept their pick at No. 20 and selected Precious Achiuwa, a forward/center prospect from Memphis, who is in the Bam Adebayo mold.
Ethan J. Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Greg Sylvander hop off the live stream to discuss Achiuwa -- what he provides, how he might fit, and when he may be ready.
November 18, 2020
In the last of our draft previews, Alex Toledo and Greg Sylvander are joined by Adam Borai (@ClutchNBA5R) to discuss the best wings available, and whether any may be attractive to the Miami Heat.
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November 17, 2020
As the NBA trading continues, Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Alphonse Sidney discuss Jrue Holiday to the Milwaukee Bucks and how it affects the Miami Heat.
Then they welcome reporter Ashley Nicole Moss, who has been reporting on Heat news a lot this month, to discuss the latest about Giannis, Bradley Beal and more.
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November 16, 2020
The NBA trading season opened Monday, so Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alphonse Sidney discuss all the latest, including the Chris Paul deal to Phoenix and and the possible James Harden deal to Brooklyn.
Do the Heat need to go for it now?
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November 16, 2020
Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander give you the latest about several Heat targets, including Danilo Gallinari, Paul Millsap and Wes Matthews, Jr.
Also, how does the Nets' James Harden pursuit affect the Heat's plans?
More draft episodes this week.
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November 12, 2020
Do the Heat need another guard? Well, maybe. Depends whether Goran Dragic is back and healthy, if players are acquired via trade or free agency, and if Kendrick Nunn is included in a package.
Alex Toledo, Greg Sylvander and Brady Hawk discuss all the prospects who could be around when the Heat are scheduled to pick at No. 20.
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November 12, 2020
In the latest #FloorsYours on the Five Reasons Sports YouTube channel, Ethan, Alf, Alex and Greg welcome Adam Borai (@ClutchNBA5R) to discuss his report about James Harden putting the Miami Heat on his preferred list if he forces his way out of Houston. They also discuss Greg's report about draft prospect Vernon Carey, Jr.
These episodes are looser than the usual podcast episodes.
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November 10, 2020
The Miami Heat have one of the league's best bigs, in Bam Adebayo, but a clear need for support and depth.
Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander and "draft guru" Alphonse Sidney evaluate the options in the upcoming draft, including a familiar name. Well, Alf doesn't evaluate anyone.
November 9, 2020
In the latest episode of our NBA/Heat draft series, we look at the 2020 NBA Draft.
How different is it due to Covid-19?
Is it top-heavy?
Much difference between pick 15 and 25?
Can the Heat get a contributor at pick 20, or should Miami trade out or down?
Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo, Greg Sylvander and FiveReasonsSports.com contributor Brady Hawk discuss.
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November 8, 2020
With the 2020 NBA Draft coming up in less than two weeks, Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo look at the Heat's past decade in the NBA Draft -- and how Pat Riley and his staff went from not paying it much mind to repeatedly striking gold.
This is the start of our draft series, that will include an examination of this draft class as a whole, and zeroing in on the position groups.
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