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    Butler passes LeBron as top-seeded Miami Heat handle Lakers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 22:09

    On an evening that Jimmy Butler broke LeBron James' record for triple-doubles as a Miami Heat player, Duncan Robinson's hot home shooting helped the Heat survive a late Los Angeles Lakers rally... and take over the top spot in the East. Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo, at FTX Arena, put Butler's accomplishment, and James's comments about him, into perspective in the first part of the episode. In the second part, they get into whether this Robinson revival is real. Sponsored by City Cigar Lounge, GetSalis.com, PrizePicks.com, Manscaped.com and TherapistPreferred.com.

    Pat Riley stories with author Chris Herring

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 33:51

    Chris Herring, author of the new book Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks, joins Ethan, Greg and Alex to share anecdotes about Pat Riley's time coaching the Knicks... and about why and how he left for the Miami Heat. There's stuff you've likely never heard, about a decision that shaped the next quarter-century for the two rival franchises. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition, TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and Manscaped.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Bam, defense dominate Blazers down stretch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 26:27

    No Kyle Lowry. No Tyler Herro. And, after an odd ejection, no Jimmy Butler. So it was left to Bam Adebayo and the Heat defense -- led also by PJ Tucker, Gabe Vincent and Caleb Martin -- to carry the Heat home. They did, beating the Blazers. Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Brady Hawk discuss the win, which was a matter of aggression... and trust. This looks like a June team. Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein attorney, GetSalis.com (5RSN), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and PrizePicks.com (five).

    Is this Miami Heat team better than the 2020 Finalists?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 36:35

    The Miami Heat are in position to be the top team in the Eastern Conference, even after all their injuries. But can they replicate the success of the team from two seasons back, that rallied from a fifth seed to the NBA Finals? Are they better than the squad with Jae Crowder, Kelly Olynyk and others? Are they more... fun? More fun than the Jimmy Butler, Goran Dragic bromance even?  Allana Tachauer of Feel the Heat joins Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander. Sponsored by MarcBrownPa.com, TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), GetSalis.com (5RSN), Water Cleanup of Florida and CPT-Florida.com 

    Miami Heat: Bam Returns, (Different) Heat Team Wins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 24:27

    Bam Adebayo was back, and he helped the Miami Heat beat the short-bench, long-armed Toronto Raptors on Monday. But what showed most was how much deeper the Heat have become in his absence, and how that might benefit all.  Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo were at FTX Arena, and they discuss Tyler Herro's improvements, Jimmy Butler's triple-double, and the situational depth provided by Gabe Vincent, Caleb Martin and others.   Sponsored by MarcBrownPa.com, GetSalis.com (5RSN) and PrizePicks.com (five).    

    Miami Heat: The Bam Adebayo #BounceBack

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 26:56

    As we anticipate the return of Bam Adebayo from a significant thumb injury, we ask this question: What are we most anxious to see? For Brady Hawk, it's the schematic adjustments. For Greg Sylvander, it's perhaps a final shot for Duncan Robinson, now that his DHO partner is back. And for Ethan Skolnick, it's something else entirely. Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein attorney, EverythingTradeShows.com, Intense Nutrition and PrizePicks.com (five). 

    Miami Heat: Butler, Herro close out Hawks at Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 23:32

    It took a little from a lot of guys, after a disastrous defensive second quarter, but the Miami Heat ultimately prevailed again against the Atlanta Hawks to win a seventh straight home game.  Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro made the big shots late, but Omer Yurtseven, Max Strus, PJ Tucker and Caleb Martin also played big roles. Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander review a gutsy win, and look at some of the rotation issues ahead, as Bam Adebayo is closer to a return. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition, City Cigar Lounge, PrizePicks.com (five) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Caleb Martin Conversation: The Miami Heat's ”Red Bull”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 29:36

    Caleb Martin, the two-way surprise of the Miami Heat season, joins Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Brady Hawk to discuss his breakout season, as well as his preferred Heat fishing partners, his new nickname, his Jimmy Butler simulations and practice battles, and more.    Sponsored by City Cigar Lounge, GetSalis.com (5RSN), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), PrizePicks.com (five) and BetUS.com.   #MiamiHeat #NBA 

    Miami Heat: Herro paces win over Hawks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 16:39

    After a slow start, the Miami Heat rolled past the Atlanta Hawks in the first of a home-and-home set, a game which again showed the dynamic impact of Tyler Herro off the bench. But it wasn't just Herro -- Dewayne Dedmon also returned and provided solid play. Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo look at the improving combination of Herro and Duncan Robinson, and the backup center situation as Omer Yurtseven continues to impress. Sponsored by Water Cleanup of Florida, PrizePicks.com (five) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN). 

    Miami Heat: The PJ Tucker Appreciation Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 24:41

    When the Miami Heat signed PJ Tucker, most people knew the team was getting a selfless defender who set good screens. But Tucker has been more than that. Erik Spoelstra has unlocked the veteran's offensive versatility as well, to the benefit of the Heat.  Alex Toledo and Brady Hawk join Ethan Skolnick to outline all that Tucker has offered on offense and defense, as the Heat's unheralded but essential starter. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition, Eric Rubenstein attorney, PrizePicks.com (five), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), GetSalis.com (5RSN) and Manscaped.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Why They're Beating Good Teams

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 33:16

    After a stirring, stunning win against the #PhoenixSuns, the Miami Heat are now 9-3 against the better teams in the NBA.  Why? Greg Sylvander has some reasons, and Ethan Skolnick and Brady Hawk have some perspective on them. Hint: this is an Erik Spoelstra masterclass. Sponsored by GetSalis.com (5RSN), WaterCleanup of Florida, Eric Rubenstein attorney, TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), Manscaped.com (5RSN) and PrizePicks.com (five).

    Tucker leads scrappy Miami Heat win... & should Strus start?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 35:41

    Miami survived Jimmy Butler's absence and Kyle Lowry's ejection to win in Portland, a game that brought several topics to light: -- PJ Tucker's continued growth beyond stable vet -- Omer Yurtseven's string of statlines -- Tyler Herro's shooting struggles while playmaking And mostly, how do you put Max Strus back on the bench, after another strong game as a spot starter? And what does that mean for Duncan Robinson long-term? Sponsored by Water Cleanup of Florida, City Cigar Lounge, PrizePicks.com (five), Manscaped.com (5RSN) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Who are the (Healthy) Contenders to Fear?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 27:52

    At some point, the Miami Heat will be healthy -- we think. When they are, which are the healthy contenders that are most concerning?  Brooklyn with KD? Milwaukee with Giannis? Chicago with... DeRozan? Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo offer their assessments. Sponsored by Water Cleanup of Florida, PrizePicks.com (five), Manscaped.com (5RSN), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), Biscayne Bay Brewing and City Cigar Lounge. 

    Miami Heat: Butler helped off in loss to Warriors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 21:47

    The shorthanded Miami Heat handled Steph Curry, but still lost to the Warriors -- and worse, lost Jimmy Butler to what appeared to be a significant ankle injury. Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo survey the damage, and discuss how Miami would overcome another Butler absence. Sponsored by PrizePicks.com (five), Manscaped.com (5RSN), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and Intense Nutrition.

    Miami Heat hopes for 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 29:01

    As 2021 comes to a close, Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander look ahead at the next calendar year for the Miami Heat, and what should be the hopes for most of their players -- from Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro and Victor Oladipo down to Kyle Guy. Sponsored by Water Cleanup of Florida, PrizePicks.com (five), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and Manscaped.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat #FloorsYours: Who are these Guys?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 32:57

    In an episode pulled from the Five Reasons YouTube channel, Ethan, Greg, Alex and Brady Hawk give some background on the Heat's quick signings, as pretty much everyone is injured or has Covid -- and the game against the Spurs is cancelled. Plus, what team scares you most? Sponsored by PrizePicks.com (five), Eric Rubenstein attorney and EverythingTradeShows.com 

    Assessing Tyler Herro's Award, All-Star Chances: Miami Heat

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 32:09

    Tyler Herro was dynamic, with 32 points, in a win against the Washington Wizards, which got thinking: How many honors is he up for? Sixth Man of the Year? Most Improved Player? All-Star? Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo consider his chances, and what matters most. Sponsored by PrizePicks.com (five), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), Manscaped.com (5RSN), Intense Nutrition and Biscayne Bay Brewing.

    Is this the Miami Heat's best developmental season?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 30:41

    The return of Caleb Martin, and the strong play of Gabe Vincent, Omer Yurtseven and Max Strus -- in a win against the depleted Magic -- got us thinking. For all of the gems the #MiamiHeat have mined throughout the years, is this their best overall developmental season so far, with so many contributing? Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo discuss the Heat's suddenly-great-depth quandary, and that core question. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition (Coral Springs), City Cigar Lounge (Miami), PrizePicks.com (five), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and Manscaped.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Herro, Strus, Haslem close chaotic win vs. Detroit

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 28:18

    The Miami Heat overcame an outlier hot shooting night from the Detroit Pistons, winning late behind big shots from Tyler Herro and Max Strus -- and clutch play from Udonis Haslem and Kyle Lowry. Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander discuss the win, as well as the implications of the latest injury (Dewayne Dedmon). Also, Greg makes two bold proclamations. Sponsored by CPT-Florida.com, City Cigar Lounge, PrizePicks.com (five) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Were the Injuries a Blessing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 22:03

    Fans loathe injuries and absences, And certainly no Heat fan was rooting for Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, Markieff Morris and now PJ Tucker to get hurt.  But, in the long run, will it help this team?  Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo debate whether everything worked out for the best. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition, Therapist Preferred (5RSN), Manscaped (5RSN) and PrizePicks.com (five), #MiamiHeat #BamAdebayo #JimmyButler #NBA

    Miami Heat: Young Players Earning Trust, Plaster the Pacers

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 17:37

    Without Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, PJ Tucker and others -- but with Tyler Herro back -- the Miami Heat crushed the Indiana Pacers with a 3-point onslaught. Spot starter Max Strus and Duncan Robinson combined for 10 threes, and Herro scored 26. Most importantly, the role players continue to show they can be trusted, which will matter when the veterans return. Ethan Skolnick (from the arena) is joined by Greg Sylvander and Brady Hawk. Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein, MarcBrownPa.com, PrizePicks.com and TherapistPreferred.com

    Miami Heat: Hitting the Wall in Detroit

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 26:02

    The shorthanded Miami Heat, playing without most of their projected rotation, allowed the Detroit Pistons to snap a 14-game losing streak Sunday. Some of the key players will be returning soon, but now PJ Tucker is hurt too, and Ethan Skolnick, Brady Hawk and Greg Sylvander think that's trouble. Also, what does it say that Max Strus is stepping up, and Duncan Robinson isn't? Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein attorney, City Cigar Lounge, TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and Manscaped.com (5RSN). 

    Miami Heat #FloorsYours: Possible Playoff Rotations

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 35:36

    This week on Five Reasons You Tube channel, Ethan, Alex, Greg and Gad Cartagena looked at what the role players have done in the absence of the stars, and whether Gabe Vincent, Max Strus and Caleb Martin can squeeze into Erik Spoelstra's playoff rotation. Sponsored by www.EverythingTradeShows.com and www.PrizePicks.com (five).

    Miami Heat: Shorthanded Win in Philadelphia

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 36:16

    With Ethan Skolnick and Brady Hawk at the 5 Reasons Watch Party, (thanks to Quarterdeck Davie), Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo bring on Allana Tachauer to go over the Heat's impressive win on the road without Butler, Adebayo, Herro, Martin, Morris and Oladipo. We go over: -Heat controlling the game, executing their defense, keeping Embiid out of rhythm (thanks to Dewayne Dedmon and PJ Tucker)  -Lowry struggling while Gabe Vincent hits 7 threes (including the dagger) -Heat surviving the Sixers' 4th quarter comeback   Sponsors: Quarterdeck, TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), PrizePicks (FIVE), BetUS (FIVE)

    Miami Heat: Coach Nick on the Offense & Defense

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 36:18

    A heavy strategy episode as Coach Nick of @BBallBreakdown joins Ethan Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Brady Hawk to assess the Heat's offense and defense while undermanned -- and what both can be with Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, Markieff Morris, Caleb Martin and Victor Oladipo all healthy. Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein attorney (@IWantToBeYourLawyer), Manscaped.com (5RSN) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).      

    Miami Heat: Cavs continue to give Heat issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 31:47

    With no Ethan tonight, Greg Sylvander, Alex Toledo and Brady Hawk jump on to talk about the Cleveland winter blues the Cavs gave the Heat in their 104-94 win. We go over: • Our key takeaways from the game  • Tyler Herro's inconsistent December  • Is Cleveland's matchups with length and size informative of what can give Miami trouble or does Miami at full strength negate these advantages with their own?   Sponsors: CPT-Florida.com (Ask for 5 Reasons promotion), PrizePicks (Five), TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN)   *Make sure to come out to Quarterdeck in Davie for our Heat-Sixers watch party! ASX Sports will have an on-site prize pool as well as a remote-play prize pool*

    Miami Heat: Seeds from the ”Struggle”

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 31:23

    PJ Tucker recently said that role players need to "fall in love with the struggle." This follows a slew of adversity-related Heat mantras throughout the years. Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo use that as a takeoff point, to discuss the good that has come from Miami's injury-related trouble so far this season -- starting with the roles that guys like Max Strus and Caleb Martin may now play. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition in Coral Springs, Quarterdeck Restaurants, PrizePicks.com (five), Manscaped.com (5RSN) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: The Martin, Strus, Okpala Game?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 30:25

    ... and Kyle Lowry and PJ Tucker were pretty good too. The Miami Heat stunned Giannis and the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks behind huge nights from Caleb Martin, Max Strus and KZ Okpala, pulling away in the fourth quarter. Martin in particular was exceptional in a surprise spot start. Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander put a great performance into perspective. Sponsored by BETUS.com and PrizePicks.com (code five for each), TherapistPreferred.com and Manscaped.com (code 5RSN for each), and Eric Rubenstein attorney.

    Miami Heat: How Fans can Survive Rough Stretch

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 42:07

    Bam's out. Jimmy's out again. Morris still isn't back. The Heat are struggling. How do fans survive this stretch? Allana Tachauer from Feel the Heat joins Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo to look at some bright sides, while evaluating how Kyle Lowry is fitting in, what Erik Spoelstra can do differently, and more. Plus, Alex has some stats, kind of. Sponsored by MarcBrownPA.com, Intense Nutrition (in Coral Springs), PrizePicks.com (five) and www.CPT-Florida.com

    Miami Heat: Butler hurt as Heat keep scuffling

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 20:07

    Jimmy Butler returned, but then hurt his tailbone again, as the Miami Heat fell feebly to the Memphis Grizzlies. Ethan Skolnick is joined by Brady Hawk to discuss the Heat's issues, and how they dig out -- especially if Butler will miss more time. Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein (attorney), www.TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), Biscayne Bay Brewing and Manscaped.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Ramifications of Jimmy Butler‘s return

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 22:52

    Bam Adebayo remains out but we expect Jimmy Butler to return from his bruised tailbone injury Monday against Memphis. What does that mean for the Heat? The scoring distribution? The closing lineups? Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo are joined by Brady Hawk, whose appearances are sponsored by Eric Rubenstein, attorney. Episode also sponsored by www.TherapistPreferred.com(5RSN) www.PrizePicks.com (five) www.Manscaped.com (five) www.BetUS.com (five)  

    Miami Heat: Robinson, Lowry lead encouraging win in Indy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 21:34

    Well, there's Duncan Robinson. The Miami Heat's struggling shooter paired with a more aggressive Kyle Lowry to pace the team to an impressive win in Indiana. And they had help from Tyler Herro and an energized bench, including rookie Omer Yurtseven. Greg Sylvander had the guts to pick Miami, and he joins Ethan Skolnick, who didn't. Sponsored by ASX Sports (download the app), www.CPT-Florida.com, www.Manscaped.com (5RSN) and www.TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN)

    Miami Heat: Bam Out and a Blowout

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 25:52

    It was a terrible day for the Miami Heat -- first losing a draft pick due to the NBA's tampering investigation; losing Bam Adebayo for several weeks due to thumb surgery; and then losing by 26 to the Cavaliers.  Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander review a dour day, and how the Heat can get up from here.  Sponsored by MarcBrownPA.com, PrizePicks.com (five) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: The reality of the Robinson, Adebayo contracts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 23:11

    With Duncan Robinson struggling, and Bam Adebayo inconsistent, some Miami Heat fans on social media seem confused about what their contracts actually impact, when it comes to the Heat's roster construction. Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo try to clear all of that up. Sponsored by Eric Rubenstein attorney and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN). 

    Miami Heat: Addressing Bam, Duncan issues after Denver loss

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 29:27

    Without Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro, the Heat needed a lot from Bam Adebayo and Duncan Robinson. They didn't get it from Adebayo until down 20, and didn't get it from Robinson at all.   Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo were at the arena, and discuss how Adebayo can dominate earlier, and what to do about Robinson's home shooting woes.   Sponsored by CPT-Florida.com, www.EverythingTradeshows.com and BetUS.com (five) and www.PrizePicks.com (five).

    Miami Heat: Comprehensive Look, 20 Games In

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 55:26

    It's a quarter-season megapod, as Brady Hawk and Gadiel Cartagena (authors of recent pieces on FiveReasonsSports.com) join Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo to break down the Miami Heat's first 20 games (13-7) from a statistical and strategic perspective. Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro, Duncan Robinson, Kyle Lowry and more.  Sponsored by www.PrizePicks.com(five) www.BetUs.com (five) www.TherapistPreferred.com and www.Manscaped.com (5RSN) plus Intense Nutrition (Coral Springs) and Eric Rubenstein attorney.

    Miami Heat: Losing composure, and a game, in Minnesota

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 23:53

    The Miami Heat squandered a lead in a contentious game in Minnesota, and it raised some questions going forward. Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander evaluate whether long, athletic teams will give Miami trouble, and whether the Heat can keep composure better than they did Wednesday night. Also, what's happening with Bam Adebayo for long stretches of games? Sponsored by TherapistPreferred.com (BLACKFRIDAY5RSN), Manscaped.com (5RSN) and Intense Nutrition. 

    Herro, Heat rally past Pistons (re-post)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 26:12

    Despite a sluggish start to the game, including the Heat's 4th consecutive first half under 47 points, they survived the game led by Tyler Herro taking over in the 2nd half. Herro finished with 31 points and 8 rebounds to lead Miami to 12-6 and 2nd place in the East.   Greg Sylvander is joined by Brady Hawk as they discuss the 1st half challenges and the continued emergence of Tyler Herro. Then a quick look ahead to the Wednesday night's matchup at Minnesota.   Sponsored by Quaterdeck, TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), PrizePicks.com (five) and CPT South Florida.

    Miami Heat: A Struggle, then a Rally, in Detroit

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 24:17

    With Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo at a watch party, Greg Sylvander and Brady Hawk analyze a strange night for the Miami Heat, in which they fell behind early to lowly Detroit, and then stormed back behind Tyler Herro to win. Sponsored by Quarterdeck, CPT-Florida, PrizePicks.com (five) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Fixing the Crunch Time Issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 34:17

    The Miami Heat are 11-6, but the record could be better if they had closed winnable games against the Pacers, Lakers, Clippers and now the Wizards. Ethan Skolnick, Greg Sylvander, Alex Toledo and Brady Hawk discuss whether it's more personnel, more strategy, or a bit of both. And whether it's really a concern.  Who should be trusted most late -- Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro, Kyle Lowry or Bam Adebayo? Sponsored by PrizePicks.com (five), www.TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN) and www.EverythingTradeShows.com 

    Miami Heat: Who‘s Better than Jimmy Butler?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 25:00

    After another Miami Heat win -- this one without Tyler Herro against Washington -- the hosts (Ethan, Greg, Alex) consider a question: Who in the NBA is playing better on both ends than Jimmy Butler, who had 32 points, 5 assists and 4 steals? It's a short list. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition (in Coral Springs), CPT-Florida.com and PrizePicks.com 

    Miami Heat; Butler back, Haslem big in Heat win

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 24:58

    Jimmy Butler returned from a 4-game absence, and got enough help from Tyler Herro, Max Strus, Caleb Martin and Gabe Vincent to pull away from the Pelicans in the final three quarters. But the X-factor was Udonis Haslem, who provided plenty of everything in a seven-minute stint. Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo were at the arena, and are joined by Greg Sylvander to discuss Butler's brilliance and Haslem's future. (Yes, future.)   Sponsored by BetUS.com (code: five), PrizePicks.com (code:five), Manscaped. com (5RSN) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).     

    Miami Heat: What Tyler Herro is Proving

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 24:30

    Tyler Herro has been a revelation through 14 games.   It wasn't easy, but Ethan Skolnick, Brady Hawk, Alex Toledo and Greg Sylvander all try to identify the one aspect of his start that has impressed each above all others. From the physical to the mental.   Sponsored by Intense Nutrition, www.EverythingTradeShows.com, www.PrizePicks.com (five) and Biscayne Bay Brewing company.    

    Miami Heat: Five Takeaways from a 2-3 trip

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 24:32

    Without Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo, fill-in starter Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat pulled away from the Oklahoma City Thunder to finish their trip at 2-3. Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander offer 5 takeaways from the 5-game trip, including Herro's continued ascent, the issues without Jimmy Butler, Duncan Robinson's mild breakout and more. Sponsored by Intense Nutrition (Coral Springs), CPT-Florida-.com, BetUS.com (five) and TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN).

    Miami Heat: Beating Up on the Jazz in Utah without Jimmy Butler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 37:52

    Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo welcome Brady Hawk back onto the show to talk about the impressive Heat victory over the Jazz in Utah without their best player. In a game that wasn't very close until the Jazz put together a strong comeback effort at the end (111-105 final), we saw/discussed multiple aspects, including:   -Lowry/Herro completely outplaying Conley/Mitchell -PJ Tucker's impact/Heat defensive schemes -Duncan Robinson's big game    We also look ahead to the end of the road trip in OKC   Sponsors: TherapistPreffered.com (5RSN), PrizePicks (FIVE)

    Miami Heat: Confusing Loss at Lakers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 34:03

    On a night where LeBron James didn't play but Udonis Haslem and Omer Yurtseven did, where Jimmy Butler went out in the 2nd quarter due to a sprained ankle and another late night without Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander, Alex Toledo brings on two of the best  Heat writers around, Brady Hawk and Marco Romo, to talk about the debacle that was Heat-Lakers (117-120 loss in OT). We went through the game chronologically, going through what trends/moments we liked or didn't like from both ends of the ball in the first and second halves. Afterwards, we got into what went wrong in crunchtime, both in the fourth quarter and overtime, despite another big night from Tyler Herro (27/4/3 on 11-22 FG%) and Bam Adebayo (34/10/4), as well as another rough shooting night for Duncan Robinson.   Sponsors: EverythingTradeShows.com and CPT South Florida 

    Jorge Sedano on Miami Heat trip, Jokic/Morris, 76ers, Lakers, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 40:02

    Jorge Sedano of ESPN joins again as the Miami Heat head to where he now resides, Los Angeles, to play the Lakers and Clippers. Jorge, Ethan Skolnick and Alex Toledo cover the fallout from the Nikola Jokic skirmish with the Heat's Markieff Morris, the Lakers' struggles, the Heat's chances to contend, and more.    Sponsored by CPT-Florida.com, PrizePicks.com (five) and BetUS.com (five)

    Miami Heat: Brawl nearly ensues as Nuggets outplay Heat

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 23:20

    With no Ethan or Greg in the fold tonight, Alex Toledo brings on Brady Hawk and Adam Borai on. We react to the Nikola Jokic/Markieff Morris incident that took place at the end of the game, (before Jokic was able to apologize and show remorse postgame). We also talked about the actual game, where the Heat were also unable to contain Jokic (25-15-10 on 10/14 FGs) and Will Barton (25-5-6, 9/14 FG including 7/9 from three). Jimmy Butler (31-5-8 on 10/18 FGs) kept the Heat in the game most of the time as the other three guys they've depended on for scoring/playmaking were not able to step up, is this dependence on them concerning going forward?   Sponsors: EverythingTradeShows.com, QuarterDeck 

    Miami Heat: Conquering the Utah Jazz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 25:43

    Greg Sylvander and Alex Toledo jump on to discuss the Heat's 118-115 win over the Jazz. We talked about our main takeaways from a clutch win, all 4 of Miami's best players scoring at a high level, being able to withstand runs and Caleb Martin's unexpected performance (and closing time).   Sponsors: BetUS (promo code: FIVE) EverythingTradeShows.com, TherapistPreferred.com

    Miami Heat: Is Loss To Celtics a Clunker or Concerning?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 20:56

    Little went right for the Miami Heat in their first Mashup jersey night, losing to the Celtics, 95-78. Duncan Robinson, Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro all struggled, though Robinson bore the brunt of it from fans. And Robinson fell back into Kyle Lowry's ankle, rolling it and causing Lowry to leave the game.   Ethan Skolnick and Greg Sylvander run through what's a real concern, and what's a one-night blip.   Sponsored by www.PrizePicks.com (five) and www.BetUS.com (five).

    Should anything scare the ”scary” Miami Heat?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 30:07

    Brian Geltzeiler of NBA TV and Sirius XM NBA joins Ethan Skolnick to provide the national perspective on the Miami Heat's "scary" good start to the season, as Victor Oladipo tweeted. Should anything scare Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro and Miami? Internally? In the East? In the West?  Sponsored by PrizePicks.com (five), www.TherapistPreferred.com (5RSN), and Quarterdeck restaurants. 

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