The Miami Heat will not have to make any roster adjustments as other teams do because all 17 of their players have opted in for the NBA restart in Orlando and will travel with the team this week.
Erik Spoelstra says the Heat are “bringing all 17” players to Disney. That would mean nobody opted out.— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) July 1, 2020
Derrick Jones Jr. did test positive for the coronavirus earlier, and is still in quarantine, but will still travel to Orlando and eventually be allowed back into the fold.
Other teams are adjusting their rosters for players with the virus, or for personal reasons, but that will not be the case for the Miami Heat. The Heat are allowed to bring 35 people to the Orlando bubble and have some difficult decisions to make when it comes down to it.
Here’s the Heat’s roster of players going to Orlando:
Derrick Jones Jr.
The Heat will begin training camp next week and will play their first game in Orlando against the Denver Nuggets on August 1.