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Miami Heat insider podcast hosted by Ethan Skolnick with Alphonse Sidney, Alex Toledo and other guests. The new NBA flagship of the Five Reasons Sports Network.

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Miami Heat insider podcast hosted by Ethan Skolnick with Alphonse Sidney, Alex Toledo and other guests. The new NBA flagship of the Five Reasons Sports Network.

    #Floors Yours Postgame: Milwaukee Bucks 130, Miami Heat 116

    #Floors Yours Postgame: Milwaukee Bucks 130, Miami Heat 116

    Whoa, what happened? After the Miami Heat -- without Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic rolled to a 73-56 lead -- they collapsed in the second half against Giannis, Khris Middleton and the Bucks.
    Ethan, Greg, Alex and Alf appear on YouTube for #FloorsYours, to decide how much this means -- and mostly, whether it's time to move Tyler Herro ahead of Kendrick Nunn.
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    • 38 min
    Miami Heat: Steve Jones Jr. on strategy, matchups (Duncan, DHOs, Butler, zone, Bucks)

    Miami Heat: Steve Jones Jr. on strategy, matchups (Duncan, DHOs, Butler, zone, Bucks)

    Steve Jones Jr., a former NBA assistant coach, joins Ethan J. Skolnick and Alex Toledo to cover the Heat from an X's and O's perspective. They discuss freeing Duncan Robinson, the dribble handoff game with Bam Adebayo and Kelly Olynyk, the need for Jimmy Butler's jumpshot (or not), the Erik Spoelstra zone defense deployment and more. And they dig into all the matchups in the Eastern Conference. 
    Plus, Ethan makes a bad bet.
    Sponsored by SafeCubbies.com and Biscayne Bay Brewing company.

    • 59 min
    Miami Heat: No Butler, No Issue vs. Celtics

    Miami Heat: No Butler, No Issue vs. Celtics

    Even without Jimmy Butler, who was a late scratch with a sore ankle, the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics to go to 2-1.
    Ethan, Alf and Greg go through some of the reasons: an aggressive Bam Adebayo, Kelly Olynyk's playmaking, Goran Dragic's scoring, the overall defense (with some zone) and more. Plus, updates on Dragic's late ankle injury and some quotes from the post-game pressers.
    Sponsored by SafeCubbies.com, Biscayne Bay Brewing and UBreakWheelFix.com (Heat fan Mark De La Cruz joins the show).
    This is the updated, edited version.

    • 51 min
    Miami Heat: Raptors Recap part 2; Does Miami need a true PG?

    Miami Heat: Raptors Recap part 2; Does Miami need a true PG?

    In the second part of our recap of the Heat's loss to the Raptors, Alphonse Sidney joins Ethan J. Skolnick to discuss Alf's observation that Miami can't go without ballhandlers for too long... and it leads to a discussion about whether the Heat need another true point guard.
     
    See prior episode for analysis with Ethan and Alex Toledo.
     
    Sponsored by LuisPeters.com (State Farm agent based in Miami).

    • 26 min
    NBA: Heat lose to Raptors; Robinson stifled, Nunn struggles, plus Butler, Dragic, Bam

    NBA: Heat lose to Raptors; Robinson stifled, Nunn struggles, plus Butler, Dragic, Bam

    The Miami Heat fell to 1-1 in the Bubble, losing by 4 to the Toronto Raptors.
    Ethan and Alex discuss:
    -- the Raptors' Duncan denial
    -- nothing for Nunn
    -- Dragic rising
    -- Butler's late game issues 
     
    and more....
     
    Sponsored by Biscayne Bay Brewing Company

    • 30 min
    Miami Heat: Raptors next (Riley vs Masai) + Lineup Change, 76ers Mockery

    Miami Heat: Raptors next (Riley vs Masai) + Lineup Change, 76ers Mockery

    After the Heat opened in Orlando with a win against the Denver Nuggets, Ethan, Alex and Greg update the status of Jimmy Butler and look ahead to the Toronto Raptors matchup. Has Masai Ujiri reached a Pat Riley level? How do the Heat handle Kyle Lowry?
     
    Also: Views on the starting lineup change (Leonard to Crowder) and some laughs at the Philadelphia 76ers after T.J. Warren torched them.
     
    Sponsored by SafeCubbies.com, Biscayne Bay Brewing and ChiropracticKeystone.com (@DrJonathanChung @KeystoneNeuro).

    • 58 min

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