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ASK IRA: Is waiting game the best approach for Heat at this stage?

ASK IRA: Is waiting game the best approach for Heat at this stage?

 


July 25, 2017

Q: Let this roster play until Dec 15. If they, beyond Ira Winderman's and all other pundits' expectations and predictions, overachieve again, then no breakups or trades happen. If they flop, then trade away. -- Jose, Miami.

A: But that is not how the trade market works. The trade market does not wait for you. You have to act (or at least consider acting) when opportunity presents itself. Typically that is at the trading deadline, when you have had half a season to assess, or at the draft/start of free agency, when there is time to repackage without impacting the on-court product. With the Kyrie Irving...

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