The Miami Heat Beat Podcast

177: Jimmy Butler Trade Saga w/ Ethan Skolnick (5 Reasons Sports)

October 1, 2018

In this preseason edition of The Heat Beat Podcast, Giancarlo Navas, Brian Goins, Jack Alfonso, and Nekias are joined by our network overlord, Ethan Skolnick (5 Reasons Sports), to go in-depth on the latest of the Jimmy Butler trade saga:

• Our network report of the Miami Heat making a final standing offer to Minnesota on Thursday morning. Where things stand now that trade talks have gone dark?
• Reports from The Athletic's Sam Amick and ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on the Timberwolves' delusional asking price. Butler growing frustration of T'Wolves trade efforts.
• How the leverage has teetered out for many NBA teams, including Miami, to not go all-in for Jimmy Butler. Heat continue to withhold Josh Richardson and Bam Adebayo.
• Preseason opener reaction: Hassan Whiteside shines with double-double in Spurs loss.
...and so much more!!!