NBA Draft 2016: Miami Heat Draft Picks, Holes & Needs

The Miami Heat won the Southeast Division this season but would lose in the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Toronto Raptors. The team has a host of free agents this summer and exactly zero draft picks in the June 23 NBA Draft as they try to improve their team. That will make it very interesting for Miami to see if they find a way to jump back into the draft or if they just decide to sit this one out and wait to score a pick next season.
The team has ten free agents including Joe Johnson, Luol Deng, Dwyane Wade and Hassan Whiteside. The biggest name is clearly Wade and wondering if he will want to continue on with his career in Miami or if he can convince LeBron James to join him again in South Beach. The other big name is Whiteside, who is going to get a huge free agent deal somewhere. Whiteside averaged 14.2 points and 11.8 rebounds a game this season for the Heat while adding 3.68 blocks per game.
The draft may be the place for the Heat to improve but it will likely be more through free agency than anything for this team to get even better for the 2016-17 season. If the team can jump back in though and get a second-round pick, it could be a big key to adding much-needed depth to the team where they may be more interested in big-name free agents and money will be very tight. The Heat clearly have one of the most odd draft nights around coming up.

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