3 players from the Miami Heat we want to see on the Utah Jazz next season

The Jazz could benefit from these 3 players
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Nikola Jovic, Jayson Tatum
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Nikola Jovic - Forward

One of the rookies that found the court this season, Jovic showed a good shooting touch, with 45/ 40/70 splits and averaging 7.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 2.0 assists.

So why would Miami part with him? Simple - they need players ready to contribute and help them get back to the NBA Finals. Jovic is still young; 61 games into his NBA journey and 20 years old. He's unlikely to become a starter on this Heat team, owing to the significant roles held by Butler, Adebayo, Herro, Rozier, Caleb Martin, Jaime Jaquez Jr., and Duncan Robinson. Not to mention Josh Richardson, who missed much of the season but had a sizable role before his injuries.

The Jazz could provide a favorable draft pick or picks in a year Miami lacks (2025, 2027), enabling the Heat to deal for a veteran now. In return, the Jazz get Jovic, who would face far less scrutiny in Salt Lake and be able to mesh with Taylor Hendricks, Keyonte George, and Lauri Markkanen.

Another scenario would involve moving either Jordan Clarkson or John Collins for Duncan Robinson and Jovic, also involving draft compensation going to Miami. This allows the Jazz to move off a veteran and open playing time for the younger guys for a full-tank season in 2024-25.