Miami Heat Front Office
The advent of protracted trade demands and the play-in tournament and reshuffled lotto odds have conspired to incentivize goodness and punish intentional foulness. The NBA has pushed teams toward respectability.
The Jazz jumped from ninth in Net Rating last season to first in 20-21.
In a lot of ways the buzzword of "culture" within Miami's ecosystem can also work against Victor Oladipo if he fails in their system. That future max contract might prove to be elusive and slip from his grasp.