Is there reason for concern after the Miami Heat’s 1-2 start?

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After a promising win against the Orlando Magic, the Miami Heat have lost two straight games to the Charlotte Hornets and San Antonio Spurs in disappointing fashion. So at 1-2, are we concerned about the Heat’s chances to make the playoffs?

Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) open up the mailbag to answer this question and many more. They also talk about Josh Richardson’s injury update, how Justise Winslow compares to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, if Luke Babbitt deserves to keep the starting small forward spot, what Josh McRoberts can add to the Heat and formulate a new potential starting lineup.

  • 3:30 Explaining the Heat’s problem closing games
  • 8:00 How much longer will Josh Richardson be out with an MCL tear?
  • 11:25 Richardson being a Never Nude
  • 13:50 Is Justise Winslow’s ceiling higher than that of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist?
  • 21:40 Are Luke Babbitt’s days as the starting power forward numbered?
  • 25:30 How Winslow at the 4 would work.
  • 31:00 What can the Heat do with Josh McRoberts?

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