Podcast: What will Heat do in free agency? Also, thoughts on first-round pick Nikola Jovic

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Alie Skowronski/askowronski@miamiherald.com

Welcome to NBA free agency!

There was plenty to talk about in this week’s episode of the Miami Herald’s Heat Check podcast. Free agent negotiations across the league are allowed to begin Thursday at 6 p.m., and the Miami Herald’s Anthony Chiang and David Wilson discussed where the Miami Heat stands entering free agency.

Free agency guide: What to know about Heat’s salary cap situation, P.J. Tucker pursuit and more

Will P.J. Tucker actually leave the Heat to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers?

If Tucker signs elsewhere, how will the Heat replace the void he leaves behind as the starting power forward?

What will happen with the rest of the Heat’s free agents?

Chiang and Wilson also relived the fleeting moment that was Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant watch.

The episode included a look back at last week’s NBA Draft, when the Heat took Serbian forward Nikola Jovic in the first round. Chiang and Wilson explained why the pick makes sense for Miami and why Jovic adds some intrigue to summer league.

The busiest part of the NBA offseason is here and we have you covered with a new episode each week. As always, thanks for listening and please continue to rate, review and subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

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