In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Brian Goins, Giancarlo Navas (sort of), Alex Toledo, and Christian Hernandez invite Rohan Nadkarni of Sports Illustrated’s The Crossover as our special guest:
• We dissect Rohan’s marvelous Dion Waiters’ feature story written for Sports Illustrated.
• Our little hashtag movement is not so little anymore. #Justise Better infiltrates the Miami Heat telecast against the Toronto Raptors with not one, but two legendary calls by Heat broadcaster Eric Reid.
• What to make of Justise Winslow being named Miami’s starting point guard while Goran Dragic recovers from knee surgery?
• Return of Small Sample Size Theater w/ Christian (Winslow and Hassan Whiteside)
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The guys celebrate the Miami Heat having a winning road trip…well, except for Brian. Derrick Jones, Jr. improved play as of late. Is Erik Spoelstra already a Hall of Famer? Finally, Gianni wants to talk trades until Alex has a legendary derailment. Sponsored by: AutoNation
In this special edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, we have a crossover episode with Locked On Heat…again! Giancarlo Navas, Brian Goins, and Alf welcome Wes Goldberg and David Ramil to discuss Dwyane Wade and LeBron James’ final game.
The Miami Heat are on a two-game winning streak to begin their west coast road trip, with victories against the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers over the weekend. Our resident statistician, Christian Hernandez (@TheMapleRick), pieced together his biggest takeaways for Miami in a series we’re calling, “Take That For Data.”
Brian Goins, Gianni Navas, Alex Toledo, and Christian Hernandez discuss Dwyane Wade’s clutch contributions and remarkably diametric three-point shooting, Alex’s crazy-enough-to-work plan to make the Miami Heat a juggernaut, Brian’s weekly Tankathon.com simulation, and the show helps Gianni build his Bumble profile with the help of some network-centric sponsors. Sponsored by: AutoNation
In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Brian Goins, Alf, and Jack Alfonso discuss:
Have injuries or bad lineup combinations affected Miami’s season more thus far? Alf rants about the Miami Heat’s woes. Is Spoelstra participating in an active protest or assisting a subtle tank job by going against his best rotations and units? We joke and laugh about all the big men who were on the Big 3 Miami Heat.
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Giancarlo Navas, Brian Goins, Nekias Duncan, and Alex Toledo discuss bright spots of Miami Heat’s rough start, Nekias’ hot Erik Spoelstra take, Gianni’s crusade against Brad Stevens, and the Dwight Howard social media story.
The goal should be to clear the decks for the summer of 2020. Anyone with a contract past that deadline? Gone. Make everyone available. You want an asset? You have to take an anchor with it. Just as Pat Riley did from 2008-2010, set this Miami Heat franchise up to be significant players again. That’s what this fan base and this franchise needs again. A clear plan.
In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Brian Goins, Alex Toledo, Brass Jazz, and Alf (brief appearance) introduce a new audience on Dash Radio (Wednesdays at 8 a.m. ET on the Nothin’ But Net channel).
In this Halloween edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Brian Goins, Cait Anderson, and Nekias Duncan discuss:
• Stories from Nekias’ time covering Heat vs. Hornets on Tuesday in Charlotte.
• We momentarily bring back a classic Miami Heat Beat game, “Heat Lifer or Not a Heat Lifer?”
• The crew speculates about the suspicious injuries of Jimmy Butler and Tyus Jones?
• Cait breaks down how Hassan Whiteside is mastering the art of stealing rebounds from teammates
• We debut a new Halloween game, featuring our scariest Miami Heat/NBA-related things.
• BONUS: There’s a special treat for those who listen to the end of the show. Enjoy!
Welcome to The Launching Pad, a weekly roundup of Miami Heat basketball. Who’s playing well, and who should pick it up? What numbers should you be watching? What was that beautiful play Miami ran in the second quarter? You can find all of it here, every Monday.
The Miami Heat withheld a fourth-quarter comeback for a 120-111 victory Saturday to the Portland Trail Blazers at the AmericanAirlines Arena. Our resident statistician, Christian Hernandez (@TheMapleRick), pieced together his biggest takeaways for Miami in a series we’re calling, “Take That For Data.”