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218: Legit Schedule Talk

8/15/2019
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In this edition, Giancarlo Navas (host), Alex Toledo (co-host), and Brian Goins (producer) discuss: • Bam Adebayo getting kicked off Team USA...meh... • Gregg Popovich is trash for letting Yante Maten lead a team of G-Leaguers to a scrimmage victory against the Adebayo-less Team USA squad. Meanwhile, Jeff Van Gundy is so coming back for that Houston Rockets job! Lightyears! • We promise we breakdown NBA schedule talk with two key takeaways no one else is saying about the Miami Heat's...

Duration:00:30:17

217: Captain BAMerica

8/7/2019
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In this edition, Giancarlo Navas (host), Alf (co-host), Nekias Duncan (co-host), and Brian Goins (producer) discuss: • Bam Adebayo dominating in workout video highlights at Team USA's training camp. Should we be embellishing in the hype? • Udonis Haslem re-signs for one more season as a member of the Miami Heat! Would the Heat ever entertain the idea of Carmelo Anthony? • Meyers Leonard and Elle Leonard are the NBA's greatest power couple. Too bad Gianni doesn't know who the hell they...

Duration:00:48:41

216: Dripped 💧Too Hard

7/31/2019
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In this edition, Giancarlo Navas (host), Christian Hernandez (co-host), and Brian Goins (producer) discuss: • Bam Adebayo being invited to Team USA training camp, which begins next week. How does this affect the Heat's national image going forward, especially with their young players? • Gianni rants about who's the better center: Andre Drummond or Bam? • We pop quiz Gianni's Toronto Raptors fandom, then revisit some of the transactions that led up to The Big 3's arrival, including the...

Duration:00:39:56

215: No Haul For Chris Paul

7/17/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to The Heat Beat Podcast! We officially announce our network team-up with Blue Wire. We’re so excited for this new chapter of our podcast, and we thank you the listener for riding along with us. In this edition, Giancarlo Navas (host), Brass Jazz (co-host), Christian Hernandez (co-host), and Brian Goins (producer) discuss: • Multiple reports indicate Miami is in talks to acquire Oklahoma City All-Star guard Chris Paul after missing out on the Russell Westbrook...

Duration:01:07:58

214: Westbrook Wars // #HerroHive

7/10/2019
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In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas (host), Greg “Leif” Sylvander (co-host), Nekias Duncan (co-host), Alex Toledo (co-host), and Brian Goins (producer) discuss: • Multiple reports on Miami’s interest in acquiring Oklahoma City All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. Is Westbrook at his age and contract worth the risk for the Heat? What’s the most Miami should be willing to give up?• Leif brings back the “MHB Hope Traffic” segment with his spin on how Pat Riley sees the...

Duration:01:07:48

213: Jimmy Butler Trade Analysis // Whiteside Gone

7/1/2019
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In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Christian Hernandez, and Alf, Brass and Lief discuss: • The Four team trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat and Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers• Speculation on teams Goran Dragic could get dealt to, along with potential role on current team• The guys discuss a potential trade for Bradley Beal and address the Internet rumors• Boogie Cousins taking a meeting with the Heat?…and so much more!!!

Duration:01:00:14

🚨 Emergency Pod 🚨: Jimmy Butler Traded to Miami Heat Reaction

6/30/2019
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Giancarlo Navas (host), Brian Goins (producer), Christian Hernandez (co-host), Alex Toledo (co-host), Nekias Duncan (co-host), Brass Jazz (co-host), Greg "Leif" Sylvander (co-host), and Jack Alfonso (co-host) breathlessly react after multiple reports confirmed the Miami Heat finalized a three-team sign-and-trade with the Philadelphia 76ers (Dallas Mavericks reported as third-team trade partner to absorb salary) to acquire Jimmy Butler, who signed a 4-year, $142 million contract. Miami is...

Duration:01:07:48

212: Cap Gymnastics (Jimmy Butler Sign-and-Trade) w/ Albert Nahmad (HeatHoops.com)

6/27/2019
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We had the privilege of welcoming NBA salary cap expert @AlbertNahmad of HeatHoops.com to help us process the complex Jimmy Butler sign-and-trade scenario. Be ready to take notes about the hard cap and Base Year Compensation (BYC) before getting your trade machine ready. We also dive deep into:• Why Miami may be better off rolling over its salary cap space for the summer of 2021? Potential for nearly $100 million-plus in cap space if the Heat plan their moves right.• What moves Albert...

Duration:01:07:48

211: Blue Bols // Can I Be Your Herro Baby?

6/21/2019
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The Miami Heat selected shooting guard Tyler Herro at No. 13 and moved up to select 3-and-D wing KZ Okpala at No. 32 in the 2019 NBA Draft. They also traded away their No. 42 selection of 7-foot-2 stretch five Bol Bol to the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round pick and cash considerations. These are our raw reactions to the unfolding of each of these picks and trades, featuring Giancarlo Navas (host), Brian Goins (producer), Christian Hernandez (co-host), Jack Alfonso (co-host),...

Duration:01:02:05

210: Miami Heat NBA Draft Guide w/ Cole Zwicker (The Stepien)

6/19/2019
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In this special episode of our 2019 NBA Draft Guide, we welcome Cole Zwicker of The Stepien to help us break down the Miami Heat's "potential" big board for their No. 13 pick, heading into Thursday's 2019 NBA Draft (3:22). List of prospects discussed: • Kevin Porter Jr. • P.J. Washington • Brandon Clarke • Nassir Little • Sekou Doombouya • Romeo Langford • Tyler Herro • Keldon Johnson • Rui Hachimura The rest of the staff -- Giancarlo Navas (host), Brian Goins (producer), Nekias Duncan...

Duration:01:03:34

209: Killer Kyle Lowry // Miami Heat Pre-Draft Rumors

6/11/2019
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Another tale of two shows, featuring Giancarlo Navas (host), Brian Goins (producer), Alex Toledo (co-host), and Jack Alfonso (co-host). Gianni's Toronto Raptors crusade has taken a hit after Monday night's Game 5 loss to Golden State in Toronto. He tries to convince everyone in plain sight that Kyle Lowry is not to blame for Toronto's choke job. (1:50). We spend the second half of the show debating the latest rumors and reports about Miami's "potential" draft board, including NBA Draft...

Duration:00:54:35

208: Raptors Beat // Heat Draft Nuggets

5/30/2019
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A tale of two shows, featuring Giancarlo Navas (host), Brian Goins (producer), Greg "Leif" Sylvander, Alex Toledo, Nekias Duncan, and our two special guests: Lior Kozai (Def Pen Hoops) and Imman (Raptors Twitter). Gianni leads his Raptors crusade by breaking down the NBA Finals subplots, matchup schemes, and narratives entering Thursday night's Game 1 in Toronto (2:28). We spend the second half of the show debating the latest rumors and reports about Miami's "potentially aggressive"...

Duration:01:10:28

207: NBA Draft Lottery & Tequila Special w/ Ethan Skolnick (Five Reasons Sports)

5/14/2019
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Giancarlo Navas, Christian Hernandez, Alex Toledo, Genna Mark, and our special guest, Ethan Skolnick (Five Reasons Sports) react immediately after the NBA Draft Lottery LIVE from our first ever "Watch Party" taping at Tap 42 in Midtown Miami. Our host may or may not have been deep in tequila during the making of this episode. Oh...the Heat are picking 13th, by the way.

Duration:00:59:23

206: 'Game of Thrones' Oddsmaker, Revisiting Jimmy Butler

5/7/2019
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In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Christian Hernandez, and Brian Goins discuss: • Reaction to Juwan Howard likely keeping his spot on Erik Spoelstra's coaching staff with the news of Tyronn Lue nearing an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers to be their new head coach, according to Yahoo Sports.• Revisiting the what-could-have-been-Jimmy-Butler-trade to the Miami Heat from earlier in the season, as he continues his postseason tear in Philly.• We go over the Game...

Duration:00:40:05

205: Riley Pressed For Answers w/ Ethan Skolnick (Five Reasons Sports)

4/15/2019
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In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Greg Leif Sylvander, Cait Ngoepe, and Brian Goins invite Ethan Skolnick, overlord of Five Reasons Sports, as our special guest to discuss:• Reaction and critique of Pat Riley's end of year presser on Saturday• #SauceyNuggets that Leif has heard conveyed to Heat players during exit interviews.• Miami's options on how to create flexibility for a max slot • Hassan Whiteside/Goran Dragic opting out vs. opting in• Cait's Wade-Udonis...

Duration:00:40:24

204: Long Live Dwyane Wade w/ Justin Tinsley (The Undefeated)

4/10/2019
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We celebrate Dwyane Wade in his final NBA game, and Justin Tinsley of the Undefeated joins us to talk about his story, “A trio of legendary nights with Dwyane Wade as he says goodbye to the NBA.”

Duration:00:57:59

🚨Post Game Reaction 🚨: Wade's Last Home Game

4/9/2019
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Giancarlo Navas records a one-man, postgame reaction show about his experience witnessing Dwyane Wade's final home game as a member of the Miami Heat, holding back tears from the parking lot at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

Duration:00:12:10

203: Honoring Wade w/ Rohan Nadkarni (Sports Illustrated)

4/8/2019
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In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Greg Leif Sylvander, and Brian Goins invite Rohan Nadkarni of Sports Illustrated's The Crossover as our special guest to discuss:• Rohan's Sports Illustrated cover story on Dwyane Wade• Bonus quotes from Pat Riley and Udonis Haslem that didn't make the story• As Miami's playoff hopes are dwindling, we stroll down Dwyane Wade memory lane in preparation for what might be his last home game on Tuesday.• Backlash on the Heat's optics of...

Duration:00:56:43

202: Playoff Implications w/ Kevin Wang (@kevkage_)

4/2/2019
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In this edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, we welcomed long-time friend Kevin Wang (@kevkage_) to join Giancarlo Navas, Alex Toledo, Brian Goins, and our newest contributor Genna Mark to discuss: • Breakdown of Heat-Celtics. What annoyed them about Monday's loss and what needs to change before Wednesday's rematch?• Injury status on Justise Winslow and Josh Richardson: Could J-Rich be out the remainder of the regular season? • The gang discusses how likely it is for Miami to get in the...

Duration:00:57:13

🚨Post Game Reaction 🚨: Long Live Chris Bosh

3/26/2019
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Giancarlo Navas, Christian Hernandez, Lauren Gerwirtz, and Brian Goins react immediately after the Chris Bosh jersey retirement and the Miami Heat's 104-99 loss to the Orlando Magic on March 26, 2019. Giancarlo cries, Laren has takes and Chris has stats, listen to us talk about the memories of the Big 3 era, we poke fun at Riley's speech and a breakdown of the Heat/Magic. Miami (36-38) now holds the No. 9 seed in the Eastern Conference with 9 games remaining.

Duration:00:33:31