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ERIK SPOELSTRA RUMORS

Heat asking Winslow to do bit of everything

Before ever seeing him in a Miami uniform, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was already putting a fairly high expectation on the shoulders of rookie forward Justise Winslow. "A Swiss Army knife," is how Spoelstra described him. Big praise, considering Spoelstra has used that phrase for certain players before -- specifically, former Heat star LeBron James. The Heat believe Winslow can fill...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Winslow asked to do a little of everything for Heat

Before ever seeing him in a Miami uniform, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was already putting a fairly high expectation on the shoulders of rookie forward Justise Winslow. ''A Swiss Army knife,'' is how Spoelstra described him. Big praise, considering Spoelstra has used that phrase for certain players before - specifically, former Heat star LeBron James. The Heat believe Winslow can fill...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow has great response for people misspelling his name

The Miami Heat received a bit of a gift when Justise Winslow fell to them at No. 10 in Thursday’s NBA Draft. The 19-year-old should be a valuable asset off of Erik Spoelstra’s bench. He could also step into a starting role should Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng leave via free agency. Not surprisingly, after...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra Sings ‘Billie Jean’ At Karaoke, Gets A For Effort (Video)

Erik Spoelstra better keep his day job. The Miami Heat head coach took part in Shane Battier’s annual charity karaoke event — “Battioke”– on Tuesday night, which raises funds and awareness for the former player’s Take Charge Foundation. But it also raises awareness about Spoelstra’s really bad singing skills. Spoelstra and his girlfriend Nikki Sapp took the stage...
Via NESN.com
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra gives one word answer to NBA Finals postgame question

After a disappointing game three of the 2014 NBA Finals for the Miami Heat, it appears that Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was short of words during one question of his postgame press conference. The question was a tad long but essentially asked why the Miami got beat so badly at home despite having previous Finals experience in the last couple of seasons. Spoelstra kept his answer...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Overrated or Underrated?

Erik Spoelstra began his Miami Heat career as a video coordinator back in 1995 at the age of 24. He lasted two years in that role before being promoted to assistant coach, a position that Spoelstra held until he was promoted to head coach in 2008. Needless to say, he lives Miami Heat basketball. Since taking over as Miami’s head coach in 2008, Spoelstra has led it to playoff appearances...
Via Sportsnaut
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra not asked a single question during pregame presser (video)

With the Miami Heat heading into possible series-clinching Game 5 in its Eastern Conference semifinal match-up with the Brooklyn Nets, Erik Spoelstra, as is expected from him, made himself available to the media for a pregame press conference. The problem was the either the media was ill-prepared, disinterested or simply chose to snub Spoelstra as […] The post Erik Spoelstra not...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Erik Spoelstra hold shortest pregame press conference ever? (Video)

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra may have set a record for the shortest pregame press conference ever before Wednesday night's Game 5 of their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series against Brooklyn.After Spoelstra opened up with "Hi", none of the media in attendance stepped up to ask even a single question. Then, after a few seconds of awkward silence, Spoelstra simply smiled...
Via Holdout Sports
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Spoelstra named Coach of the Month in East

Miami's Erik Spoelstra was named the NBA's Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for February, it was announced Monday. Spoelstra led the Heat to a league-best 9-1 record during February -- a team-record 26th consecutive winning month -- despite a franchise-low three home games. Five of the Heat's nine wins were by double figures, including the last three by double digits. Miami...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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