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Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Recap: Whiteside’s Triple-Double Propels Heat

(Charlotte, NC) – In yet another thrilling game, the Miami Heat (29-22) concluded an exhausting stretch of 14 of their last 16 games on the road with a 98-95 come-from-behind victory over the Charlotte Hornets (24-26) on Friday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. The victory came on a night where the Heat went a dismal 0-of-9 from beyond the arc, but they got the job done in...
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Miami Heat News: Tyler Johnson Undergoes Successful Shoulder Surgery on Wednesday

The Miami Heat announced that Tyler Johnson underwent successful surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday. The one-hour procedure was performed by Heat physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick at Doctors Hospital in Miami. The second-year guard will begin rehab immediately, however, there is no timetable for his return. It was previously reported that Johnson’s recovery would take at least...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow, Erik Spoelstra are trying a new pace

Injuries and ineffectiveness have forced the Heat to make some changes to their offensive strategies. We've seen two of them implemented over the past few games.First, Justise Winslow is playing more of a facilitating role for the first time in his NBA career. He's not necessarily running the offense from start to finish, but he is bringing the ball up the court promptly.The second...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: LeBron Left Miami After He Couldn’t Get Erik Spoelstra Fired

Ever since David Blatt was fired from the Cleveland Cavaliers late last week, one of the culprits named has been none other than LeBron James. While there is no evidence that indicates that James played a role in Blatt’s firing, it hasn’t stopped reports and speculation about how the four-time MVP wanted the head coach fired. Now adding fuel to the fire is this newest report...
Via Heat Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Co-Owner: LeBron James Tried To Get Coach Erik Spoelstra Fired

LeBron James is among the people receiving blame for David Blatt no longer being the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Blatt was fired last week despite leading the Cavs to the NBA Finals last season, his first campaign as an NBA head coach. Cleveland also sits in first place in the Central Division entering Wednesday’s games. James probably is the most influential superstar...
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Heat minority owner Ranaan Katz says LeBron wanted Spoelstra fired

In the wake of David Blatt’s firing, many have wondered whether LeBron James is a “coach killer.” The latest tidbit from Miami Heat minority owner Ranaan Katz would certainly suggest that he is. Katz, former Blatt assistant Alon Stein, and Bleacher Report writer David Pick appeared as guest panelists on an Israeli sports talk show Tuesday night to talk about the Blatt firing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich takes shot at Cavs after blowout loss to Warriors

Gregg Popovich used his team's blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night as an opportunity to take a shot at the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs fired head coach David Blatt last Friday, four days after Cleveland lost at home to the Warriors 132-98. The Spurs were similarly hammered by Golden State in Oakland Monday 120-90, leading Pop to get off this quote after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra: David Blatt firing is 'very disturbing'

Erik Spoelstra is the latest NBA coach to sound off about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ decision to fire David Blatt. Spoelstra, who coached LeBron James on the Miami Heat for four seasons, winning two titles, called the Blatt firing “very disturbing.” Erik Spoelstra on Blatt firing: "It’s very disturbing for the coaching profession. You have to be able to go through collective...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra Explains Why Amar’e Stoudemire and Chris Andersen’s Minutes Have Been Limited

While the Miami Heat are always surrounded by a plethora of storylines, one of the most puzzling ones is the situation revolving their big men. Through the first 33 games of the season, Amar’e Stoudemire and Chris Andersen have seen minimal playing time. Despite both players having something to offer even in the twilight of their careers, head coach Erik Spoelstra has barely utilized...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra, girlfriend Nikki Sapp are engaged

    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra revealed on Wednesday that he recently got engaged to longtime girlfriend Nikki Sapp. Spoelstra and Sapp, a former Heat dancer, have been dating for more than two years. Spoelstra dropped the big news just before wrapping up his interview with Izzy and Ethan on 790 The Ticket. “The coolest thing I did this summer, without a doubt, I got...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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