Five Players the Miami Heat Could Pick in This Year’s NBA Draft

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4. Kelly Oubre (SF) – Kansas

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Entering last season, Oubre was taking the departed Andrew Wiggins’ spot, but his up-and-down season has likely dropped him from a potential top five choice into a nebulous area that could have him falling deeper. He’s got the raw talent to make his mark in the NBA, which might make him a good candidate for a team that can afford to let him develop. He brings a solid rebounding foundation with him, coupled with defensive skills that can only improve the more he plays. Consistency is something he’ll need to focus on developing.

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Brad Sullivan is a freelance writer for, having been an avid fan of NBA basketball for more than four decades. During that time, he's watched the Heat evolve from gestation period to expansion team all the way to three-time NBA champions. He'll follow their quest toward again reaching those lofty heights, and do so by offering some perspective along the way.