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Josh Richardson
Josh Richardson
Position: G
Born: 09/15/93
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:200 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $1,471,382
Two years later, Josh Richardson has become one of the team’s most valuable players and one of the NBA’s best defenders. Richardson said he kept in touch frequently with Wade while he was away. He seemed flattered to hear Wade had praised how much he had developed as a player during that time. “It’s something I never thought I’d hear Dwyane Wade say, that he’s impressed with how I played,” Richardson said. “But I’m grateful for that praise and super impressed with what he’s done in his career and I hope I can just learn from him and emulate some of the things he’s done.”
Josh Richardson feels like a completely different player than he was then, and said he’s excited about the opportunity to learn from Wade as he continues to develop his overall game. “I didn’t know my game or I didn’t how to be effective on the court my rookie year so I didn’t really know who to take stuff from or what to take,” Richardson said. “But now I think I’ve developed my own style and I think I can take a few things of what Trey [Dwyane Wade] does and add that to what I want to start doing.”
Nobody is untouchable on this roster at this point other than Josh Richardson, and that is only because he cannot be moved until the summer because of his contract. But it would take an overwhelming offer for the Heat to move Richardson and Bam Adebayo. Still, should the Heat be focused on improving for the next two months so they can possibly, maybe, win a playoff round or even two? Or should Riley be looking beyond this season, figure out a way to gain flexibility and be looking to shed Miami’s two most prohibitive contracts in 2018-19; the $25.4 million owed Hassan Whiteside and the $19.2 million due Tyler Johnson.