The Locked On Heat Podcast is a daily Miami Heat podcast hosted by David Ramil and Wes Goldberg. The only podcast that breaks down every Heat game, news item, rumor and more. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.
Locked On Heat, 8/22, Mailbag Monday: One Trade...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil react to Team USA winning the gold medal and break down the Miami Heat's schedule before getting to the mailbag (22:00).
If the Miami Heat could make one trade and make the NBA Finals, what would it be? Wes and David answ...
Locked On Heat, 8/18: Beno Udrih Signing/ Top 5...
What does the Beno Udrih signing mean for the rest of the Miami Heat's roster, including guys like Briante Weber? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss before ranking the top five shooting guards in Miami Heat history.
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Locked On Heat, 8/16, Mailbag Monday (On Tuesda...
What would it take for the Miami Heat to trade for Rudy Gay? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil explore the options, including shipping off Tyler Johnson and Goran Dragic. Other questions include if they prefer to get players or picks in return for Dragic, i...
Locked On Heat, 8/11: Ranking the Top 5 Point G...
The Miami Heat have a long history of bringing some of the best players at their positions to South Beach, but point guard isn’t exactly one of the positions. However, Miami’s had some big names who have passed through, and not so big names who have ma...
Locked On Heat, 8/8, Mailbag Monday: Are The He...
Are the Miami Heat an option for Stephen Curry when he becomes a free agent in 2017? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil explore this question and more on this edition of Mailbag Monday. Other questions include who among Miami's glutton of guards makes the te...
Locked On Heat, 8/5: Matt Moore On The Heat's O...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil are joined by CBS Sports writer Matt Moore to discuss the Miami Heat's offseason, including Dwyane Wade's questionable departure from the team, Hassan Whiteside's ceiling, if Tyler Johnson is worth his contract and the futu...
Locked On Heat, 8/1: Welcome to Dion Waiters Pe...
Dion Waiters has signed with the Miami Heat and Wes Goldberg and David Ramil couldn't [extreme Chandler Bing voice] BE more excited. They talk about the deal Waiters took to come to Miami, how he fits into the Heat's locker room and what his role will ...
Locked On Heat, 7/22, Mailbag Monday (on Friday...
Our Monday Mailbag has been moved up to Friday! Would we still take Justise Winslow in a do-over of last year's NBA draft? Who backs up Goran Dragic at point guard? Who starts at power forward if Chris Bosh can't play this season, and who on the Heat h...
Locked On Heat, 7/21: Who is the Heat's Most Im...
With Dwyane Wade gone, who becomes the Miami Heat's most important player? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the options.
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Locked On Heat, 7/20: Should Wade Have Gotten K...
Should NBA teams be expected to give long-time players like Dwyane Wade that "Kobe money"? Did Pat Riley mess up, and is the relationship between the Heat and Wade ruined forever? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about this and more on today's episode...
Locked On Heat, 7/19: What Do You Mean?
Pat Riley talked to the media during his offseason press conference and said a lot of things. But did he say anything at all? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil dive in and parse Riley's comments, including if he's at fault for Dwyane Wade's departure, if C...
Locked On Heat, 7/18: Mailbag Monday -- Should ...
Will the Miami Heat trade Josh McRoberts before the season? Should the Heat tank the season? What are realistic expectations for Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson and Briante Weber? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil answer these questions on today's Mailbag...
Locked On Heat, 7/15, Heat Check: Revisiting D-...
Now a week removed from Dwyane Wade's departure from the Miami Heat, we have heard more reports on what actually led to the split. On their weekly Heat Check, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil revisit the Wade situation. Also, with Russell Westbrook being r...
Locked On Heat, 7/14: What Is 'Heat Culture'?
With Tim Duncan retiring from the Spurs and Dwyane Wade leaving the Heat, a lot of talk has been about the culture of these NBA organizations. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the idea of culture, and if the one in Miami is stable enough to surv...
Locked On Heat, 7/13: Udonis Haslem Sounds Off ...
Udonis Haslem isn't happy about Dwyane Wade's departure but understands he has a job to do as the de facto leader of the Miami Heat. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the importance of Haslem's role after breaking down the acquisitions of Luke Ba...
Locked On Heat, 7/12: Tyler Johnson is back!
The Miami Heat matched the Brooklyn Nets' offer for Tyler Johnson and Wes Goldberg and David Ramil are here to break it all down. Is it wrong that the Heat paid Johnson but were reluctant to give Wade what he wanted? Is Johnson worth $50 million over f...
Locked On Heat, July 11: Breaking Down Miami's ...
The Miami Heat had a busy weekend, signing free agents Derrick Williams, James Johnson and Wayne Ellington. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down what each signing means and the roles they will play on the Heat this season.
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LOCKED ON HEAT - Friday, July 8: - Goodbye, Dw...
The Dwyane Wade era is over in Miami, and there is a lot to digest here. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil spend their weekly Heat Check on trying to comprehend what just happened, rationalize the breakup and breakdown the future of the Miami Heat.
Locked On Heat/Locked on Bulls, 7/6/16: Dwyane ...
Locked On Heat co-host Wes Goldberg and Locked On Bulls co-host Sean Highkin breakdown Dwyane Wade leaving the Miami Heat to sign with the Chicago Bulls, his legacy in Miami, how this impacts the Heat and Bulls and how Miami can move forward.
Locked on Heat - 7/6/16 - Wade Watch
Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat are reportedly far apart on contract negotiations. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil dive in and talk about if the relationship can be mended, and if the Heat should give Wade his money.
Heat Check Ep. 63: Point Guard Position Study
On this episode of the Heat Check, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil wrap up the position study series with point guard. They talk about how Goran Dragic can get better next season and if the Heat can figure out how to use him, or if they should trade him. ...
Heat Check Ep. 62: Kevin Durant's FA/Shooting G...
On this episode of the Heat Check, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the chances that Kevin Durant could sign with the Miami Heat and Bill Simmons' story on Pat Riley, and how the Heat's president was able to become one of the most dangerous recr...
Heat Check Ep .61: NBA Finals Wrap Up/Small For...
On this episode of the Heat Check podcast, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil share their reaction to the Cavaliers winning the NBA Finals and the Miami Heat's fingerprints on LeBron's third trophy. Then they dive into the third installment of the Heat Check...
Heat Check Ep. 60: Power Forward Position Study
On this episode of the Heat Check podcast, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil analyze the power forward position for the Miami Heat during the 2015-2016 season and break down each player's offseason before forecasting what the Heat will do at the position fo...
Heat Check Ep. 59: Center Position Study
On this episode of the Heat Check podcast, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil kick off their position study series with center. They analyze what happened at the center position during the Miami Heat's 2015-2016 season and break down their contract status fo...
Heat Check Ep. 58: Miami Heat Free Agent Options
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the LeBron James and Kevin Durant to Miami rumors before breaking down some more, uh, realistic free agent options. They also talk about what a team built around Hassan Whiteside looks like, if trading Goran Drag...
Heat Check Ep 57: Off-season Questions
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil recap the Miami Heat's playoff run before diving into the team's many off-season questions including Chris Bosh's health, Hassan Whiteside's free agency, the latest on Kevin Durant and how to the Heat can form an identity a...
Heat Check Ep 56: Let Heat vs Raptors Into Your...
Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) talk about the greatness of Dwyane Wade's playoff run, why Heat vs Raptors has actually been a good series, Erik Spoelstra's small ball, who should start at center and what's next for Hassan Whites...
Heat Check Podcast Ep 55: Heat vs Raptors React...
Your podcast for the Miami Heat's playoff run, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil offer insightful observations and off-topic banter.
Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) talk about what the Miami Heat have done right and what they've done...
Heat Check Ep. 54: Chris Bosh, Round 1 Takeaway...
Your podcast for the Miami Heat's playoff run, Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) offer insightful observations and off-topic banter. On this episode, they talk about the report that Chris Bosh wants back on the court but the Heat o...
Heat Check Ep 53: Heat-Hornets Talk With Chris ...
Your podcast for the Miami Heat's playoff run, Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) offer insightful observations and off-topic banter.
On this episode, they are joined by Chris Barnewall (@ChrisBarnewall), a writer at Hardwood Parox...
Heat Check Ep 52: Whiteside DPOY Reaction, Game...
Your podcast for the Miami Heat's playoff run, Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) offer insightful observations and off-topic banter. On this episode, they talk about Hassan Whiteside's not-so-happy reaction to being voted third for...
Heat Check Ep. 51: Heat vs Hornets NBA Playoffs...
Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) discuss Hassan Whiteside's recent move back into the starting lineup, then break down the Miami Heat's first round NBA playoffs matchup against the Charlotte Hornets.
Heat Check Ep 50: Sioux Falls Skyforce with Chr...
Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) talk with D-League insider Chris Reichert (@Chris_Reichert) about the Miami Heat's D-League affiliate the Sioux Falls Skyforce's impressive season.
Heat Check Ep 49: Josh Richardson, Playoffs, He...
Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) are super excited about Miami Heat rookie sensation Josh Richardson, and talk about Miami's young core of the future. They also look forward to the playoffs and talk about the best matchups for the...
Heat Check Ep 48 - What Do We Have Here
On the latest episode of the Heat Check podcast, Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) talk about Chris Bosh and how his situation impacts the Miami Heat, Miami's surprise turnaround, Joe Johnson's addition and if the Heat can make a r...
Heat Check Ep 47 - Post Trade Deadline And Then...
On the latest Heat Check, Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) breakdown what the Miami Heat did at the trade deadline, how it impacts what they will do over the summer, potential buy out options, the future of Chris Bosh and what we ...
Ep 46 - A Future Without Whiteside
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about how David Blatt's firing reflects on Erik Spoelstra, Justise Winslow's improvement and if it's time to move on from Hassan Whiteside before getting to some trade rumors.
Heat Check Ep 45 - Trade Ideas
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about why the Miami Heat are playing so bad, Goran Dragic's real impact and if it's time to move on from Hassan Whiteside before they get into some trade ideas.
Heat Check Ep 44 - Should The Heat Trade Hassan...
On the Heat Check, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about how Goran Dragic's injury impacts the Miami Heat and if Hassan Whiteside should be part of the team's future.
Ep 43 - Heat Vs Pacers Aftermath
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil reflect on the Miami Heat's overtime thriller vs the Indiana Pacers, talk about Dwyane Wade's status as one of the best guards in the East and Miami's chances of getting the No. 2 seed.
Heat Check Ep 42 - Should I Stay or Should I Go...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil are back after a long break. They catch up on a whole heck of a lot, including the trade of Mario Chalmers, Tyler Johnson's grace, Goran Dragic's struggles and Hassan Whiteside's dominance.
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Heat Check Ep. 41 - Trick Or Heat
The Miami Heat regular season is almost here! So Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about everything you need to know for the season, including the struggles of the starting unit, the spark of the bench and if you would trust Hassan Whiteside with your ...
Heat Check Ep. 40 - Ian Levy
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil are joined by Ian Levy of Hardwood Paroxysm, Sporting News and more, to talk about where the Miami Heat stack up in the Eastern Conference and tell bear stories.
Heat Check Ep 39 - Heat Talk With Zach Harper
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil are joined by Zach Harper of CBS Sports to talk about the Miami Heat's first preseason game and the revamped roster.
Ep 39 - Miami Heat Talk With Zach Harper
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil are joined by CBS Sports' Zach Harper to talk about the Miami Heat's first preseason game, training camp and the outlook on the season.
Heat Check Ep 38 - Swinging for the Fences
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss Zach Lowe's comprehensive Grantland piece on the Miami Heat's season and future.
Ep 38 - Swinging For The Fences
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down Zach Lowe's comprehensive look at the Miami Heat's season and future.
Heat Check Ep 37 - The Greatest Miami Heat Play...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil count down, by position, the greatest Miami Heat players of all time.
Heat Check Ep. 36 - This May Be The Final 15
On the latest Heat Check podcast, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil analyze each of the recent moves including Shabazz Napier, Zoran Dragic, James Ennis, Henry Walker and Josh Richardson; and what this means for the Miami Heat going forward.
Heat Check Ep 35 - Doesn't Make Ennis Sense
On the latest Heat Check, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about what the Heat should do at backup point guard, if Josh Richardson will make the team and what the deal with James Ennis is.
Ep 34 - That's Amar'e
On the latest Heat Check podcast, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's free agent signings of Gerald Green and Amar'e Stoudemire before answering questions from the Twitter listeners--including expectations for Justise Winslow's fir...
Ep 33 - On Summer League
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about Justise Winslow and Willie Reed's play during Orlando Summer League, about Dwyane Wade's new deal and what's left to do in free agency.
Ep 32 - Poetic Justise
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil react to the Miami Heat selecting Justise Winslow No. 10 in the NBA Draft and how he fits in with the team.
Ep 31 - Wade, FA Rumors And Pre - Draft Talk
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the latest Dwyane Wade news while trying not to freak out, if Monta Ellis is a good fit for the Miami Heat and the latest NBA Draft buzz before making final predictions on who the Heat will take.
Ep 30 - NBA Finals, Miami Heat Draft And Pat Riley
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil compare LeBron James' NBA Finals performance to ones he had with the Miami Heat, go over the latest with the NBA Draft, the Dwyane Wade Situation and talk about if fans should continue to support Pat Riley.
Ep 29 - Dwyane Wade Check
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the contract negotiations between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat, and hypothesize about Heat life after D-Wade.
Ep 28 - NBA Draft Options
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's options in the NBA Draft and drafting the best player available versus drafting for need.
Ep 27 - The One About Kelly Oubre
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about what skills the Miami Heat should be looking for when the NBA Draft Scouting Combine begins this week, the fate of Luol Deng and the latest trends in building an NBA team.
Ep 26 - Who Is Most Likely To Get Traded
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil assign superlatives to the Miami Heat, such as "Most Likely to Get Traded" and "Most Likely to Get Replaced in the Draft."
Ep 25 - It's A Wrap + Draft Talk
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the season ending for the Miami Heat, the best and worst moments from the year and look forward to the draft and free agency.
Ep 24 - Limping To The Finish Line
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about how the Miami Heat can finish the season despite all the injuries facing the team.
Ep 23 - Playoff Race
Wes and David discuss the playoff race the Miami Heat are caught in the middle in, who they would rather play in the first round and Josh McRoberts' future on the latest Heat Check.
Ep 22 - The Heat, A Butterfly?
On the latest Heat Check podcast, we draw conclusions from the Heat's win over the Cavs, talk about Michael Beasley, Hassan Whiteside, LeBron James and more.
Ep 21 - What Is Whiteside's Future In Miami
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about how Hassan Whiteside's maturity could impact his future with the Miami Heat and how this season has been so weird.
Ep 20 - FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Heat Suns fight, er, game, Hassan Whiteside, Tyler Johnson's nickname and if JaVale McGee would be a good fit on the team.
Ep 19 - WELCOME GORAN DRAGIC!!!! (and Zoran)
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's acquisition of Goran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns and how the deal impacts the landscape of the Eastern Conference.
Ep 18 - All The Trade Rumors
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil dive in and break down every Miami Heat trade rumor--including Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, Larry Sanders, Jameer Nelson and more.
Ep 16 - Youngsters, Injuries and Andray Blatche
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's new influx of youth with Hassan Whiteside, Tyler Johnson and James Ennis, where the team's season is headed and if signing Andray Blatche would be a good idea.
Ep 15 - Norris Cole Could Get Traded What !
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about Hassan Whiteside's 12 block game, Dwyane Wade getting snubbed from the NBA All-Star team and the report that the Hornets may be looking to trade for Norris Cole.
Ep 14 - Playing GM With Trade Rumors
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil play general manager and discuss some possible Miami Heat trades.
Ep 13 - Tyler Johnson And HASSAN!
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about what to expect from the newest Miami Heat Tyler Johnson and how, exactly, Hassan Whiteside makes them a better team on the newest Heat Check.
Ep 12 - Looking at the Whiteside
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the revelation of Hassan Whiteside, the Miami Heat's recent struggles in the second half and if this team could consider tanking.
Ep 11 - Like a Bosh
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about Chris Bosh's move to power forward, Shabazz Napier's second stint in the D-League and the Miami Heat's awesome win against the Cavs on Christmas.
Ep 10 - Lancelot or Lance, uh, not?
The Heat Check guys discuss if a trade for Lance Stephenson makes any sense for the Miami Heat, some possible lineup adjustments and why the Heat should call up Andre Dawkins and Khem Birch.
Ep 9 - Robbed Of Josh McRoberts
With the news that Josh McRoberts could miss the rest of the season with a lateral meniscus tear, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss what it means for the Miami Heat going forward.
Ep 8 - Miami Heat Sign Hassan Whiteside, But Wh...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's signing of Hassan Whiteside and review the recent slate of games.
Hardwood Prospectus - Time For the Bulls to Tra...
Wes Goldberg and Ross Gottschalk talk about developing players and storylines in the NBA. On this episode, they discuss DeMarcus Cousins, Nikola Vucevic, Enes Kanter and Jimmy Butler among others.
Ep 7 - Checking The Heat's Temperature
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about Chris Bosh's comments, the Miami Heat's recent struggles, as well as their victories, and preview the game ahead.
Ep 6 - Ball Movement, Check
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the Miami Heat's impressive win over the Dallas Mavericks and analyze the team's ball movement.
Ep 5 - How Good Are The Miami Heat?
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's strengths and weaknesses, if Shabazz Napier will start this season and why Miami has the best commercials before previewing the weekend's games.
Hardwood Prospectus: Anthony Davis And Kemba Wa...
Wes Goldberg and Ross Gottschalk talk about Anthony Davis' monster game, Kemba Walker's game-winner and contract extension and revisit Andrew Wiggins after the rookie's first NBA game.
Ep 4 - Let The Miami Heat Season Begin!!!!
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the Miami Heat's regular season opener against the Washington Wizards, the recent roster cuts and the identity crisis in the Eastern Conference.
Ep 3 - The GM Survey is Crap
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the GM survey that completely ignored the Miami Heat, the most recent preseason win against the Houston Rockets and the latest updates on Mario Chalmers' hair.
Ep 2 - Time For Shabazzketball?
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the Miami Heat's 0-4 preseason start and the team's rotation, plus how soon we can expect Shabazz Napier to start for the Heat.
Hardwood Prospectus: Andre Drummond and Andrew ...
Wes Goldberg and Ross Gottschalk take a look at how the Detroit Pistons and Minnesota Timberwolves have built their teams around a couple of developing players.
Ep 1 - The Mystery Of Mario Chalmers
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the Miami Heat's point guard battle, what is going on with Mario Chalmers' hair and look forward to the Heat's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Brazil.