Miami Heat president Pat Riley has assembled a team that is decent but likely not championship-caliber. And he’s limited in how much he can tinker with the roster.
Miami Heat president Pat Riley has assembled a team that is decent but likely not championship-caliber. And he’s limited in how much he can tinker with the roster. J Pat Carter AP
Miami Heat president Pat Riley has assembled a team that is decent but likely not championship-caliber. And he’s limited in how much he can tinker with the roster. J Pat Carter AP

Ethan J. Skolnick: At halfway point, it’s obvious Miami Heat is good but not great

January 18, 2016 04:52 PM

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About Ethan J. Skolnick

Ethan J. Skolnick

@EthanJSkolnick

Ethan J. Skolnick, who has spent the past two decades covering sports in South Florida, returns to The Herald to spearhead the coverage of the Heat. In addition to his previous two-year stint at the Herald (2000-2002), Ethan has worked at The Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post and most recently, was a Senior NBA Writer for Turner Sports/Bleacher Report. He hosts the "The Ethan Skolnick Show" on 790 The Ticket, every day from 4-7 p.m., and is the co-author of two books, Innovative State and Raising Your Game. A graduate of Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale (Class of 1990), he earned his B.A. at The Johns Hopkins University and his M.S. from Columbia University.