Heat in 5: Caleb Martin back to form, downhill Jaime, missing Bam, and more

This week, we take a look at Caleb Martin playing his best basketball of the season and reasons why the Miami Heat have struggled without Bam Adebayo and Haywood Highsmith.
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Jaime Jaquez Jr.
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2️⃣ Getting Jaime going downhill

Erik Spoelstra and the Heat have been doing a great job of giving Jaime Jaquez Jr. added responsibility with each game, and Jaime's doing an even better job of accepting the challenge and producing. With the Heat trying to play faster and initiate their offense quicker, they started having Jaime attacking early and trying to catch defenses sleeping.

In the first clip, there's a handoff from Love who then pops out, opening up the space in the baseline for Jaquez to attack and finish at the rim with contact.

In the second one, handoff with Duncan who would then come off a screen from Love. Jaquez sees that and how Precious Achiuwa and Malachi Flynn are staying with his teammates, so he space to crossover Scottie Barnes and finish off one foot before he can contest.

Next, Jaquez is attacking in the open court. The Raptors are expecting a dribble handoff with Robinson, who decides to cut backdoor. With his dribble still alive, Jaime finds him with a pin point, left-handed dish.

And in the Cavaliers game, Jaime is gets stuck with getting a shot off with 4.1 seconds on the clock. He crosses over to get Isaac Okoro in the Love screen, which brings Jarrett Allen out while Jaime is attacking at full speed. He finishes with a high-arching layup at the basket to beat the shot clock.