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  • Hyde: Trust and family lost in Heat, Wade dealings

    Hyde: Trust and family lost in Heat, Wade dealings
    Where's the "trust," Dwyane? Where's the "family," Pat? Where's the "sacrifice," Micky? It all seems to be spiraling down, word by fundamental word, this grand organizational philosophy team president Pat Riley built, owner Micky Arison underwrote and...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat replicate Deng's perimeter defense if he moves on?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat replicate Deng's perimeter defense if he moves on?
    Q: Let's pray that Luol Deng opts out. -- Chuck. A: I believe that is a misguided notion. Move past salary and long-term contract concerns for the moment, and consider the reality that without Deng, and without much in the way of cap maneuverability,...
  • ASK IRA: Would going big be a value play for Heat in draft?

    ASK IRA: Would going big be a value play for Heat in draft?
    Q: With rumors of a possible Chris Andersen trade, does this elevate the potential of the Heat taking Willie Cauley-Stein or Frank Kaminsky, if Stanley Johnson and Devin Booker are off the board? -- Malcolm. A: When this process started back in April...
  • ASK IRA: Should Heat be selling off players just to save on tax?

    ASK IRA: Should Heat be selling off players just to save on tax?
    Q: If teams like Cleveland, Brooklyn and others are so willing to go over the tax limit, isn't that really the new "salary cap" that other teams have to meet in order to stay competitive? For this reason, isn't it justified now for the Heat to go way over...
  • NBA Draft: Rating the power forwards | Video

    NBA Draft: Rating the power forwards | Video
    A look at the top five power forward candidates in Thursday's NBA Draft and the Heat's perspective at the position, plus rating the field, a sleeper and a matter of fact. 1. Kristaps Porzingis, 6-11, Latvia, pro in Spain:  Compared to Dirk Nowitzki...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat trim excess roster components to accommodate Wade?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat trim excess roster components to accommodate Wade?
    Q: The Heat and Dwyane Wade knew this day was coming. Why was there no plan in place? If the tax penalty will prohibit the solution you raised, then what is more realistic? -- Dave. A: The tax does not have to get in the way any more than it already...
  • Ira Winderman: Heat still face draft obstacles

    Ira Winderman: Heat still face draft obstacles
    The first exhale came shortly before 10:30 p.m. April 15, after the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Orlando Magic and assured the Miami Heat they would keep their No. 10 lottery seeding. The second came on May 19, when the lottery left the Heat at No. 10....
  • NBA Draft: Rating the centers | Video

    NBA Draft: Rating the centers | Video
    A look at the top five center candidates in Thursday's NBA Draft and the Heat's perspective at the position, plus rating the field, a sleeper and a matter of fact. 1. Karl-Anthony Towns, 7-0, Kentucky, freshman: The draft's best mix of offense and...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to replace Wade with low-cost alternative?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to replace Wade with low-cost alternative?
    Q: Ira, let's assume that Dwyane Wade does leave to go play for another team. What options does that leave the Heat? Would that clear up $16 million of cap space? How can we replace him? Can we go after someone like Jimmy Butler or another good young...
  • Talent vs. need now Heat's quandary in NBA Draft

    Talent vs. need now Heat's quandary in NBA Draft
    Perhaps the depths of 2014-15, the Miami Heat's first lottery finish in seven years, simplified the NBA Draft equation for Pat Riley. For the Heat, drafting for need and drafting for talent could be one and the same when it's time to make the No. 10...
  • ASK IRA: Is Warriors' versatility what Heat should try to emulate?

    ASK IRA: Is Warriors' versatility what Heat should try to emulate?
    Q: I know that Pat Riley loves big men, and I'm sure this won't affect their contract negotiations, but after seeing how Golden State won a championship playing small ball with their starting center on the bench, didn't Goran Dragic's market value go up...