Bam Adebayo Has To Continue To Take This Look For The Miami Heat

Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) dunks the ball against New Orleans Pelicans(Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports)
Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) dunks the ball against New Orleans Pelicans(Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports) /
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Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) drives to the basket as Toronto Raptors forward Scottie Barnes (4) tries to defend(Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports) /

Miami Heat: If Bam Adebayo Is Taking It, It Opens Up More For Him And His Team

If that explanation was too simplistic for you though, here are a few more details. It’s dual-pronged in nature.

From a spatial perspective, making the defender have to come up unclogs the painted area, where terrors like Jimmy Butler or Caleb Martin can abuse the rim.

Heck, even Bam himself, which is where the next part comes in. Being more skilled than most other big men out there, the guys guarding him, it would be more than simple to get by them once they committed to playing up.

This is the last part of his evolution into an offensive force. Taking that mid-ranged jumper when it’s available, not only, gives him and his team scores at those moments but also positively impacts the way that he and his team can manipulate the defense.

It’s not always this dramatic, as he’s even open when there are guys three steps closer to him or playing him tighter than this guy is, but the point remains the same. He, simply, has to take it.

It would allow the rest of his stuff to be that much more effective or allow him to get to more stuff, because this shot right here puts the defender on their heels. It’ll come though and you have that faith.

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These last six games scream towards that faith, while he also put it on full display if you can’t hear the shrieks. This, though, is the final piece of what should put him on another tier as an offensive player—matching his level on the defensive end.