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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.

ECF Preview: Miami Heat's Biggest Questions Aga...
The Heat will face the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals, so to help get you read for Tuesday's Game 1, David Ramil (@dramil13) and Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) will look at some big questions that could help determine the outcome of the series. From rotations to individual matchups, who steps up and which defense will prevail, we give you the answers you need to know.
38 min
Jimmy Butler Leads Miami to Game 6 Win and East...
36 min
Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers - Who Has the ...
The Miami Heat have a chance to end the series with a win Thursday night against the Philadelphia 76ers but, according to the analytics, the Sixers might have the edge. Wes Goldberg is joined by Shot Quality's creator Simon Gerszberg to discuss what has been a wacky series from an analytics perspective, how the Heat won Game 5 and make predictions for the rest of the series. Plus much more, including why Jimmy Butler has been one of the most dominate players in the NBA playoffs.
25 min
Miami Heat Bounce Back For Blowout Game 5 Win O...
The Miami Heat returned to what made them one of the best teams in the NBA during the regular season, playing defense at a high level, making smart plays on both sides, shooting well from deep and utilizing a deep bench to simply overwhelm the 76ers, cruising to a 115-80 win in Game 5. David Ramil (@dramil13) and Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) break down the game, who stepped for the Heat and what they can do to carry that momentum to close out the series in Philadelphia.
35 min
Should Kyle Lowry Be Benched? Will Embiid Be Up...
39 min
Miami Heat Shooting Woes Continue, Drop Game 4 ...
31 min
Miami Heat Fall Apart in Blowout Loss to Joel E...
40 min
SPECIAL: Inside Tyler Herro's Leap From Sophomo...
How did Tyler Herro go from a sophomore slump campaign and the subject of trade rumors, to making a big third-year leap and becoming the first Miami Heat player to win the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award? On this special narrative episode based on Wes Goldberg's Miami Herald feature, we take you inside the making of the Heat's biggest star, the secret super power that fuels him and what comes next.
19 min
Victor Oladipo Sparks Miami Heat to Game 2 Win ...
33 min
Part 2: Should the Miami Heat Be Worried About ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil answer a bunch of listener questions and break down how Joel Embiid’s eventual return will impact the series and Bam Adebayo, the latest on Kyle Lowry’s injury and a whole lot more. Part two of a two-part episode.
27 min
Part 1: Can the Miami Heat Maintain Control Ove...
David Ramil (@dramil13) and Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) look back at Miami's game 1 dominance and break down if they can continue to limit James Harden and control the series before the potential return of Joel Embiid. Plus, will Duncan Robinson earn some playing time in the series? And what game was Philly's Paul Reed? Part one of a two-part live episode.
31 min
Miami Heat Shut Down Sixers Without Joel Embiid...
The Miami Heat took advantage of the absence of MVP candidate Joel Embiid to dominate Game 1, shaking off some midgame rust and getting strong performances from Tyler Herro, Bam Adebayo and PJ Tucker for a 106-92 victory. David Ramil (@dramil13) and Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) break down the game, who stepped up for the Heat and what to expect in Game 2.
33 min
Miami Heat & Philadelphia 76ers Series Preview:...
The Miami Heat's series versus the 76ers begins Monday, so to get ready we preview Game 1 with Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) of Forbes/FanSided to talk about Joel Embiid's injury and how Philadelphia tries to fill that sizeable gap, the coaching matchup and how Miami's small-ball lineups could be a factor. Plus, we offer our predictions on the final outcome and much more in a great episode you don't want to miss.
39 min
Comparing the Miami Heat to the 2004 Pistons, J...
Kendrick Perkins compared the Miami Heat to ski-mask wearing goons and the 2004 Detroit Pistons. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil debate whether those are good comparisons and list their top five Heat players they would be most afraid to run into in a dark alley. Then they ask if Jimmy Butler and the Heat should have been fined for his "obscene gesture" and if Doc Rivers is on his way to blowing another playoff series lead.
33 min
Heat In Five! Oladipo, Adebayo Step Up to Help ...
38 min
Can the Miami Heat Keep Winning With Small Ball...
36 min
Victor Oladipo Sparks Stifling Miami Heat Defen...
36 min
Miami Heat Offense Bogs Down in Narrow Game 3 L...
32 min
Will the Miami Heat Sweep the Atlanta Hawks?
After dominating the first two games of the series, are the Miami Heat on their way to sweeping the Atlanta Hawks? Can Trae Young be more impactful in Atlanta, and have the Heat fixed their Achilles heel? Wes Goldberg is joined by Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks to break down the Heat-Hawks series, look at Miami's ceiling and Atlanta's potential offseason plans.
32 min
Jimmy Butler's 45 Points Push Miami Heat Past A...
32 min
What Adjustments Will the Miami Heat and Hawks ...
38 min
Miami Heat Dominate Atlanta Hawks, Trae Young i...
36 min
Previewing Miami Heat First-Round Series vs. Ca...
40 min
Miami Heat Playoff Preview with Michael Pina of...
40 min
Miami Heat Avoid Brooklyn Nets, Trouble With Ji...
David Ramil (@dramil13) and Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) get you ready for the start of Miami's postseason run by bringing you the latest in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament and what it means for the Heat. Plus, we break down a report from The Athletic that hints at some trouble between the Heat and Jimmy Butler and why fans shouldn't be concerned. Finally, why Erik Spoelstra has a strong case to win Coach of the Year.
38 min
Who Are the Best Players in the Eastern Confere...
37 min
Why the Miami Heat Have the easiest path to the...
With the regular season wrapped up, the Miami Heat have the No. 1 seed and the easiest potential path to the NBA Finals... as long as the Brooklyn Nets handle their business on Tuesday. David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down how the Heat can make the Finals, the latest on P.J. Tucker's injury and what comes next for the Heat during this week's play-in tournament.
32 min
Will Any Miami Heat Player Make the All-NBA Tea...
30 min
Can Bam Adebayo Win Defensive Player of the Yea...
32 min
Miami Heat Offense Explodes on Record-Setting N...
34 min
Is Donovan Mitchell Eyeing the Miami Heat?
22 min
On Kyle Lowry's Big Night, Miami's Playoff Chan...
46 min
Kyle Lowry Returns to Toronto But Victor Oladip...
32 min
Who are the Miami Heat's top players for the pl...
With five games left in the regular season, have the Miami Heat settled on the core rotation for the playoffs? On this week's mailbag episode, David Ramil and Wes Goldberg discuss who should get the most minutes in the playoffs, if Jimmy Butler should shoot more 3s, if size is a problem for the Heat and the most disappointing seasons in franchise history.
45 min
Miami Heat Take Control Late to Beat Celtics, B...
52 min
What Is Miami's Best Lineup, Jimmy Taking Over,...
40 min
Miami Heat Powered By Jimmy Butler, Rotation Ch...
Thanks to a rejuvenated Jimmy Butler and a revamped starting lineup and rotation, the Miami Heat snapped a four-game skid by beating the Sacramento Kings at home. Is this enough to relieve worries over Miami's recent slump? David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down the Heat's win, what the rotation changes mean going forward and ask if the Victor Oladipo experiment is over.
42 min
Did Erik Spoelstra Light a Fire Under Jimmy But...
The fiery argument between Jimmy Butler and Erik Spoelstra during the Miami Heat's loss to the Golden State Warriors grabbed headlines around the sports world, but is that exactly the kind of thing that could light a fire under Butler, who the Heat will need to find his locked in, bubble form in order to win an NBA championship? David Ramil and Wes Goldberg discuss Spoelstra's intent in escalating the argument and how Butler can respond.
36 min
Is the Jimmy Butler, Erik Spoelstra and Udonis ...
During the Miami Heat's 118-104 loss to the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night, Erik Spoelstra and Udonis Haslem were furious with Jimmy Butler and had to be separated during a heated argument on the bench. David Ramil and Wes Goldberg were at FTX Arena to break down what happened, how it contributed to the loss and what players and coaches thought of the moment. Will this be a turning point for the Heat's season, for better or for worse?
33 min
Can Jimmy Butler Make a Leap and Do the Miami H...
For the Miami Heat to return to the NBA Finals, they'll need to figure out how to win games late. Can Jimmy Butler return to his NBA Bubble form in time for the playoffs? Or do the Heat need to look in another direction for late-game offense? David Ramil and Wes Goldberg do a deep dive into Miami's late-game issues and ask if they are concerned.
26 min
DEBATE: Should the Miami Heat Trade For Bradley...
According to the Athletic, the Miami Heat are considered the top potential landing spot for Bradley Beal if he decides to leave the Washington Wizards. Is Beal worth trading Tyler Herro for, and could his addition meaningfully elevate the Heat to championship favorites? David Ramil and Wes Goldberg debate, and try to answer the question: "Who is the worst player you would trade Tyler Herro for?"
31 min
Miami Heat Crumble vs. Shorthanded Philadelphia...
The Miami Heat lost to the undermanned Philadelphia 76ers Monday night despite big nights from Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry and Bam Adebayo. David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down what went wrong, who is most to blame and try to figure out what is wrong with the Heat's late-game offense.
35 min
1-On-1: Haywood Highsmith on his path to the Mi...
Heat forward Haywood Highsmith is not only the newest member of the Miami Heat, but he also has a really interesting story from playing Division II basketball and overseas in Germany and Italy before getting his chance in the NBA. The Heat are really high on Haywood, choosing to sign him to a 3-year deal instead of some other vets who were available on the buyout market. Wes Goldberg gets to know Haywood and what Miami's plans are for him.
22 min
Victor Oladipo Early Impressions and Miami Heat...
Victor Oladipo has played four games since making his Miami Heat debut. What are our early impressions of his game, and how do we think he'll factor into Erik Spoelstra's playoff rotation? Nekias Duncan of BasketballNews.com joins David Ramil and Wes Goldberg to break down all things Oladipo and Heat playoffs. Also, who are the playoff toughest matchups for the Heat, and who do we think will be out of Spoelstra's rotation?
37 min
Tyler Herro, Max Strus Help Miami Heat Win Vs. ...
34 min
Tyler Herro or Jordan Poole? Could Brooklyn Ups...
31 min
Believing in the Miami Heat, Plus Tyler Herro, ...
It's time to have a real conversation about the Miami Heat from a national scope that isn't just hot takes. Wes Goldberg and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated (Twitter: @HowardBeck) come together to discuss why the Heat are legit title contenders, take a look at the rest of the Eastern Conference and look ahead to Heat players up for end-of-season awards.
36 min
Should Tyler Herro or Kevin Love Win Sixth Man ...
The Sixth Man of the Year race appears to be down to Tyler Herro and Kevin Love. Who should win? Wes Goldberg, David Ramil and Chris Manning debate on today's crossover episode before previewing Friday night's game between the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers.
32 min
Miami Heat Lose Big to Outsized Phoenix Suns - ...
33 min
Is Tyler Herro A Star? Redrafting the 2019 NBA ...
36 min
Victor Oladipo Makes His Return In Big Win Over...
34 min
What Did We Learn About Miami After a Dominant ...
33 min
Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro Dominate to Lead Miami...
34 min
After a Tough Loss to Milwaukee, Should We Be C...
35 min
What Can Bam Adebayo Do to Win DPOY? Plus, Miam...
33 min
After a Big Win Over Chicago, Will the Miami He...
29 min
Has Bam Adebayo Taken a Leap to Help Miami's Ch...
31 min
Should the Miami Heat Be the Favorites in the E...
36 min
Will Heat Sign a Player? When Will Victor Oladi...
Will the Miami Heat add a player on the buyout market? When will Victor Oladipo make his return? Can Duncan Robinson keep up his hot shooting? What seed will the Heat get and what will Erik Spoelstra's playoff rotation be? David Ramil and Wes Goldberg answer the biggest questions facing the Heat in the final stretch of the season.
32 min
Who is the best in the East? Heat, Bulls, 76ers...
Do James Harden & Joel Embiid make the Philadelphia 76ers NBA Finals favorites? Can Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the Milwaukee Bucks back to the title? Why are the Miami Heat being overlooked as contenders? Why are the Chicago Bulls Championship Odds sooooo low? Wait… How did the Cleveland Cavaliers get here?!
45 min
Goran Dragic Signs With Nets, What's Next For M...
39 min
Kyle Lowry, Miami Heat Come Up Big in Clutch fo...
36 min
Five Burning Questions: Who's the "Closer" for ...
36 min
Miami Heat's Halfcourt Offense Issues Exposed i...
David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down the Miami Heat's persistent halfcourt issues and ask if Erik Spoelstra could have done something to jolt Miami's offense down the stretch of Tuesday night's loss to the Dallas Mavericks. They also discuss the challenge of defending Luka Doncic and some controversial plays at the end of the game before discussing the news that Caleb Martin has signed a standard contract and Victor Oladipo will begin 5-on-5 scrimmages with the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
33 min
Bam Adebayo Flipped the Switch, Miami Heat's Si...
David Ramil and Wes Goldberg discuss Bam Adebayo's newfound aggression on offense, Wes gives his takeaways from watching Saturday night's win against the Brooklyn Nets as a fan, Nostradumbwes makes his weekly predictions, David lambasts social media and then they ask which team Goran Dragic will sign with once he's bought out.
38 min
Adebayo, Butler Lead Miami Heat to Big Win Over...
32 min
NBA Trade Deadline Recap! Why the Miami Heat Di...
60 min
NBA Trade Deadline Recap! Why the Miami Heat Di...
60 min
Miami Trades KZ Okpala, What Happens Next and P...
36 min
Latest NBA Trades, Rumors and More and How it I...
40 min
After Miami Heat's Win Over Wizards, Where Do T...
The Miami Heat used another huge third quarter run to earn a blowout win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down the Heat's win, Bam Adebayo being more aggressive, Kyle Lowry's impact and more.
34 min
Takeaways From Hornets Win, Weekly Predictions,...
30 min
Miami Heat Beat Spurs, Kyle Lowry Returns, Tyle...
Kyle Lowry made his return after a long absence and Tyler Herro delivered the finishing blow with 24 points off the bench as the Miami Heat cruised to a win against the San Antonio Spurs. Also, Jimmy Butler is named an All-Star reserve, but did anyone else on the Heat get snubbed? Wes Goldberg and guest co-host Tony Schwartz break it all down.
25 min
Trade Deadline Primer: Ranking Every Miami Heat...
33 min
Miami Heat Waste Strong Game From Bam Adebayo, ...
35 min
Shorthanded Miami Heat Blown Out By Celtics, Ky...
Without Jimmy Butler, P.J. Tucker and Kyle Lowry, the Miami Heat were blown out by the Celtics in Boston Monday night. David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down the game, why Lowry was the Heat player missed most and hand out some blame pie before asking if Goran Dragic could make his way back to Miami.
33 min
Takeaways From a Raptors Loss, Weekly Predictio...
37 min
1-ON-1: Miami Heat's Gabe Vincent on Carving Ou...
Wes Goldberg talks with Gabe Vincent about how he transformed his game and carved out a role on the Heat, what he thinks of Heat Culture and Jimmy Butler and why he doesn't have a nickname. Then Caleb Martin joins the show to talk about splitting up from his twin in Charlotte, closing games for the Heat and what he hopes for after playing out his two-way contract.
29 min
Would the Heat Welcome Back LeBron James? What'...
42 min
Miami Heat Interested in Christian Wood? Plus, ...
36 min
Jimmy Butler Sets Franchise Record to Lead Miam...
34 min
Mailbag Edition: How Can the Miami Heat Keep Ca...
34 min
Bam Adebayo's Clutch 4Q Leads Miami Heat to Thr...
30 min
What's Next For Duncan Robinson? An Open Conver...
45 min
Bam Adebayo's Return, Jimmy Butler's Triple-Dou...
After missing 22 games, Bam Adebayo makes his Miami Heat return and helps lead a 104-99 win over the Toronto Raptors. David Ramil and Wes Goldberg break down the game, Adebayo's impact, Jimmy Butler's triple-double, Tyler Herro's dunk, Gabe Vincent's helpful minutes and more.
26 min
Does Kevin Durant's Injury Make the Eastern Con...
9 min
What's Miami's Best Closing Lineup? Weekend Tak...
33 min
Miami Heat's Biggest Questions at the Midpoint ...
It's the midpoint of the season for the Miami Heat, who have managed to navigate countless injuries to remain in strong playoff position. What are the biggest questions for the Heat going forward? David Ramil and Wes Goldberg are joined by Sports Illustrated's Rohan Nadkarni to discuss how Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo can return to the mix, if the Heat need to make a trade and potential playoff rotations and matchups.
41 min
Tyler Herro Energizes Miami Heat to Win Over At...
29 min
1-On-1: Mario Chalmers Shares Miami Heat Stories
Wes Goldberg talks with Mario Chalmers about his brief return to the Miami Heat, wanting to get into coaching, Tyler Herro's confidence and his time as part of the Big 3.
21 min
1-On-1: Kyle Guy On Signing With the Miami Heat...
Wes Goldberg talks with Kyle Guy about his time with the Miami Heat, his favorite movies and why he thinks Jack Harlow looks like him -- not the other way around.
15 min
Are the Miami Heat a Proven Title Contender? Re...
35 min
What Move Does the Miami Heat Make to Become a ...
40 min
Herro, Lowry Ejected But Max Strus Returns to L...
30 min
When Will the Miami Heat Be Healthy? Jimmy Butl...
37 min
Miami Heat Lose Close Game to Warriors and Jimm...
33 min
Miami Heat Drops Close Game vs. Kings, 10-Day-C...
32 min
EMERGENCY POD: Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs...
Tuesday night's game between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs has been postponed by the NBA because the Heat don't have the required amount of players. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down how we got here and what comes next for the Heat.
18 min
Duncan Robinson, Tyler Herro Catch Fire to Lead...
30 min
What's the Best Team to Build Around Jimmy Butl...
35 min