Full Scouting Report for Miami Heat’s Top 2014 Draft Targets

June 13th, 2014 by Sam Richmond Leave a reply »

The Miami Heat might be picking late in the first round (No. 26) of the 2014 NBA draft, but with this draft considered to be the deepest one in years, Pat Riley and Co. should still be able to get an impact player.

That's certainly great news for the Heat, as these NBA Finals have shown this team could really use some young, fresh faces on the floor next season.

We're going to take an in-depth look at three realistic options for Miami, breaking down each player's strengths and weaknesses and why they would be a success with the Heat. 


Shabazz Napier, PG, Connecticut, 6'1", 180 lbs

There is no better option for Miami at No. 26 than Shabazz Napier. 

First of all, the Heat would be wise to address the point guard position this offseason, considering free-agent-to-be Mario Chalmers' and Norris Cole's poor play throughout the postseason.

Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, Napier's skill set is a great fit on this Miami team.  

Napier is an elite three-point shooter, as he knocked down 40.5 percent of his attem ...

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