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What should Heat do before the NBA Trade Deadline?

We go over whether the Miami Heat should buy or sell before the NBA Trade Deadline on Feb. 10.

Miami Heat v Toronto Raptors
Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat warms up ahead of their NBA game against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on February 1, 2022 in Toronto, Canada.
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The Miami Heat made some big offseason moves, headlined by the addition of Kyle Lowry in a sign-and-trade deal. Those moves have helped the Heat maintain their standing atop the Eastern conference, but Pat Riley is always looking to add stars and chase championships. Will Miami make another splash at the trade deadline?

NBA Trade Deadline: Miami Heat

Buy or Sell? Get healthy, make a final pass on Bradley Beal

The Heat believe that when healthy, they’re as good as any team in the league. Their metrics and record reflect that. There’s no need to add talent just for the sake of adding it. I think Beal has been a target for Miami for a long time, and he fits what they’re doing. If they can avoid parting with Tyler Herro or Bam Adebayo in any Beal trade, I think the Heat pull the trigger. Otherwise, they’re contenders as currently constructed.