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Beyond The Buzzer:
Miami’s 100-85 victory over the Raptors Sunday clinched Erik Spoelstra’s spot as coach of the Eastern Conference All-Stars later this month in Houston. Spoelstra, who will coach the All-Star team for the first time in his career, also hinted that he will start Chris Bosh after Rondo’s season-ending ACL injury left a vacancy.
According to NBA:
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game, to be played on Sunday, Feb. 17 (8 p.m. ET), at the Toyota Center in Houston.
The Heat (30-14, .682) clinched the best record in the conference through games played Feb. 3, by virtue of its 100-85 road win against the Toronto Raptors.
According to Joseph Goodman, Miami Herald:
Erik Spoelstra gave a big hint that he will start Chris Bosh in the All-Star Game. “Loyalty unequivocally with Miami Heat.”
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The Heat's win Sunday afternoon did more than put them a half-game up on the New York Knicks, it also meant coach Erik Spoelstra was the recipient of a special honor.
Spoelstra will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars on Feb. 17, the NBA announced after the Heat beat Toronto 100-85 Sunday.
It will be Spoelstra's first appearance as a head coach in the NBA All-Star Game...
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At $45,000 a month, this place will end up costing you over half a million dollars in rent alone by years end. With this ridiculous price tag the property better...
It has been more than two seasons since Chris Bosh left the Toronto Raptors via free agency to join the Miami Heat, but many of the fans in Toronto are still bitter about it. On Sunday, a number of Raptors fans booed Bosh when they hosted the Heat. The 28-year-old center said he is surprised they have not gotten over his departure.
“Yeah, I’m a little surprised,” Bosh said...
MIAMI -- Chris Bosh believes the Miami Heat are about to make history. And he doesn't
care how it's done.
The Heat center is expecting his coach, Erik Spoelstra, to name him to start Sunday's All-Star Game in Houston. He then would join LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in making Miami the first team in 23 years to have three All-Star starters.
"Yeah, I think so,"...
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Pacers forward David West battles Chris Bosh(Photo: Pacers)
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And this time, the Heat knew what to expect. Head Coach Erik Spoelstra told reporters they watched film from their last meeting again on Friday morning.
“It was eye opening…similar...
Rondo’s season-ending ACL injury left a vacancy in the Eastern Conference All-Star starting lineup. While many think 20-year-old first-time All-Star, Kyrie Irving, deserves the nod, All-Star head coach Erik Spoelstra recently hinted that he’ll start forward Chris Bosh. If the 8x NBA All-Star does get the starting role, it would make Miami the first team since the Lakers in...
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had yet to give it any thought.
After all, he had only known he was the coach of the Eastern Conference All-Star team for a few minutes. His first decision is whether to start center Chris Bosh in the game Feb. 17 in Houston. He leaned toward having three Heat starters, with Bosh joining LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
The last team to have...
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LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte 99-94 Monday night, the Heat's 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.
Dwyane Wade had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Miami, which has won nine of its last 10 at home. James was 13 for 14 from the field, for a career-best 93-percent shooting. The Heat improved to 19-3 on their home floor...
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Miami, which already defeated Charlotte 105-92 on Dec. 26, has...