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5 Players The Miami Heat Need To Trade This Offseason

Although the Miami Heat streak of four consecutive NBA Finals appearances came to an end this year, a 2015-16 starting lineup that is expected to feature a trio of All-Star candidates should help propel Erik Spoelstra & Co. back into the playoffs. The re-signing of free agent Goran Dragic to pair with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh instantly makes the Heat one of the top teams in...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Miami Heat observers really calling for Erik Spoelstra's job?

The Miami Heat are undoubtedly disappointed that they missed the playoffs this season. Perhaps no one was more frustrated with the failings of a lost season than coach Erik Spoelstra, who is reportedly ready to revamp Miami's offense to take advantage of Goran Dragic, Hassan Whiteside and a returning Chris Bosh.Despite Spoelstra's efforts to look forward and fix what went wrong,...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Erik Spoelstra is One of the Most Underrated Coaches of Our Generation

Quick: who are the four current NBA head coaches with titles on their resumes? Considering only six franchises have won all 15 NBA Finals this millennium — the Los Angeles Lakers (5), San Antonio Spurs (4), Miami Heat (3), Dallas Mavericks (1), Detroit Pistons (1) and Boston Celtics (1) — the list of candidates is actually pretty easy to narrow down. Three men who guided their...
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April 10, 2015  |  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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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