Miami Heat NBA Draft: Why Cassius Winston is a name to keep an eye on

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Cassius Winston #5 of the Michigan State Spartans kisses the center court logo at the Breslin Center after leaving the floor in his final home game (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Miami Heat consistently get the most out of the least. Though not calling him “the least”, here’s why it makes Cassius Winston interesting in the draft.

The Miami Heat are the coal miners of the NBA and that applies to them in a myriad of ways. One of the first ways that it applies to the pro basketball team from Miami is that they are always among the hardest working teams in the NBA and will rarely be outworked on any given night by their opponents. As we all know, mining of any sort is a hard job, but especially deep in coal mines.

Secondly and more apt here, the Miami Heat always know how to find that “diamond in the rough”. As we all know, under the right amount of pressure and heat (as in … Miami Heat), diamonds are formed.

Along with their ability to do so, through hard work and concentrated work to improve by the team and players, Pat Riley also has an apparent foresight that most don’t. This goes especially when it comes to basketball-related inquiries.

That brings us to the main topic here today. Pat Riley’s foresight and the extreme aptitude for development by the Miami Heat may just be the stars of this upcoming draft. That is also where one Cassius Winston of Michigan State enters the fold.

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