How the Miami Heat Are Staying In Shape During This Pandemic

Miami Heat guard Andre Iguodala (28) passes the ball next to Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

We may not know exactly if or when the 2019-2020 NBA season is going to resume, but that’s not stopping the Miami Heat roster from staying in shape in case of a return.

Heat forward Andre Iguodala recently  told NBA.com that he and many others are keeping up with daily cardio workouts and routines to stay fresh.

“I’ve got a whole setup as far as gym equipment,” said Iguodala. “A lot of guys are on bikes or treadmills. We know the HEAT is all about culture and keeping the players in ultimate conditioning. [Strength and Conditioning Coach] Eric Foran has me situated with things I didn’t have, and we have a daily workout schedule. It’s pretty locked in.”

In a season with low expectations, the Heat were one of the NBA’s feel-good stories prior to the suspension of the season. Miami finished with a 41-24 record, good enough for fourth place in the Eastern Conference.

In an attempt to add veteran leadership to a young roster, Heat team president Pat Riley aquired  Iguodala, Jae Crowder and Solomon Hill just before the trade deadline expired.

Iguodala has since done his job so far, shooting 49.0 percent and 37.5 from 3-point range in 14 games with Miami.

As of now, the Heat and Utah Jazz have the highest 3-point shooting percentage in the NBA at 38.3 percent.

If the season resumes, how far do you think Miami can go?

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