Miami Heat Hot Topics: Kendrick Nunn’s take, Riles speaks, and other stories

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies looks to pass around Kendrick Nunn #25 and Chris Silva #30 of the Miami Heat (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies looks to pass around Kendrick Nunn #25 and Chris Silva #30 of the Miami Heat (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /
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The Miami Heat news is still coming in hot, even with the current NBA suspension. Here’s a look at some of the recent hot stories from around the web.

The Miami Heat are always a good story. Whether that be to write about, talk about, watch play out closely, or even observe loosely from afar. That fact hasn’t changed at all since the NBA suspension was put into place to combat the current world situation.

This is only further cemented by the cast of characters that play for the Miami Heat, work for the Miami Heat, or have played and/or worked for the Heat. With such a pleasantly volatile bunch, it is no wonder the Miami Heat newswire never gets a break. With that in mind though, here’s a look at some of the hot stories from AUCH and around the web.

Stories from AUCH

Some of the greatest hoppers in team history (Kenneth Wilson)

"We have also found ourselves digging into the archives quite a bit to highlight players from a historical perspective. With that thought in mind and with the Easter Holiday upon us, we would like to present some of the greatest “hoppers” in Miami Heat history.This list will include quite a few names you know, whether that be from current social media or whether you have seen or remember them playing. Without further interruption, here we go."

Why the Miami Heat have a leg up as we enter NBA Draft Season (Kenneth Wilson)

3 huge questions surrounding NBA draft prospect Vernon Carey Jr. (Kenneth Wilson)

Stories from around the web

Heat’s Kendrick Nunn: I’ve proven I’m an NBA starter . . . and Rookie of the Year (Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel)

"“I’m Rookie of the Year,” Nunn said in an interview with the South Florida Sun Sentinel, not backing down even when reminded of the superior statistics of Memphis Grizzlies breakout rookie Ja Morant.“I think people will say that he is Rookie of the Year, but I don’t believe it,” Nunn continued. “The most value should be in the wins. And we’re both starting guards on teams, and our team has been holding it down. We’re a playoff team, so go ahead and give that Rookie of the Year to Kendrick Nunn.”"

Shaquille O’Neal once promised Isaiah Rider $10,000 if he fought this Hall of Fame teammate (C. Isaiah Smalls II of the Miami Herald)

The value of draft workouts? Heat’s Pat Riley has a tale to tell (Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel)

Even with the NBA on a hiatus due to the coronavirus suspension, the news and analysis will continue to pour in. We will do our best here at All U Can Heat to keep you posted and up to date. Until the next time, this has been this week’s edition of AUCH’s Miami Heat Hot Topics.