Welcome to Five Reasons with Ethan Skolnick and Chris Wittyngham!
In our debut episode, we go straight into the 5 reasons the Miami Heat are what we call confounding. Their present is difficult to explain. Their future, even more so. Ethan and Chris dig into their current 7 game winning streak, their record over their last 82 games, their outlook on the salary sheet and in the 2018 playoffs, and much more.
The defensive breakdowns, coach Erik Spoelstra said, happened everywhere. Miami surrendered 22 points in transition and another 48 in the paint against the Lakers, the No. 1 team in the league in pace.
Mercurial is one of the most common and it’s probably quite fitting. His latest soup-throwing incident that earned him a one-game suspension for Thursday’s 108-97 loss against the Philadelphia 76ers is just another chapter in his maddening story.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cavaliers suspended JR Smith fro Thursday’s loss to Philadelphia for throwing a bowl of soup that afternoon at assistant coach Damon Jones, a source with knowledge of the incident told cleveland.com. The soup tossing occurred following…