Exploring why the Miami Heat made ideal moves at the NBA Trade Deadline.
Even though the Miami Heat‘s quest to land Kyle Lowry fell through last-minute at the NBA Trade Deadline, the team did a great job in pivoting and still managed to emerge as big winners on deadline day.
In summary, the Heat traded Chris Silva, Moe Harkless, Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk, and a 2022 draft pick swap to the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets, respectively, for Nemanja Bjelica and Victor Oladipo.
After a lackluster first half of the season, the Heat, after the moves made at the trade deadline, will have an opportunity to emerge as a dark horse challenger in the Eastern Conference. Let’s not forget, the Heat are just months away from winning the East outright in the NBA’s restart bubble.
Before we get ahead of ourselves by trying to evaluate the Heat’s chances in the East, let’s explore three reasons why you have to love the Miami Heat’s moves at the NBA Trade Deadline.