The mailbag is wide open and David Ramil answers your questions during this quiet – maybe too quiet? – offseason. There’s a brief update on Derrick Jones Jr., some questions about Rashad Vaughn’s chances of making the team, if Isaiah Thomas should be a free agent option for the Heat, and a deeper look at the chances of adding Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving.
‘Heating Up”: Episode 1, Stars Wanted
This is “Heating Up!” a Locked On Heat gameshow about the Miami Heat. On today’s show, Ethan Skolnick, Rohan Nadkarni, Josh Eberley and David Ramil join the panel to discuss what super star the Miami Heat should target, if Wayne Ellington is worth paying the luxury tax for and what should be at the top of Pat Riley’s to-do list.
Mailbag, Pt. 2: Is Miami Stunting Josh Richardson’s Growth?
In this second part of our weekly mailbag, Wes and David answer if Josh Richardson might be playing out of position and if his growth is stunted as a result. Then, they go into what it might take to acquire Carmelo Anthony this summer and if Pat Riley is willing to retire with this roster as the last he assembles.
Mailbag: Should Miami Extend Justise Winslow’s Contract?
The Miami Heat face a decision of whether to offer Justise Winslow an extension this year or risk watching him walk away for nothing next summer. What should they do? Wes and David break down the pros and cons to extending Winslow now versus later.
Plus, a “South Beach 5” that might duplicate (or try to, anyway) Golden State’s most potent lineup and questions about Pat Riley’s management in Miami.