Spoelstra Doesn't Expect Minutes Restriction On Wade

Erik Spoelstra said Saturday that Dwyane Wade will not have a minutes restriction entering the NBA playoffs. The Heat open their first round series against the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday. "I'm going to read his body language," Spoelstra said of Wade.
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Erik Spoelstra, Heat to host players, coaches from Philippines

MIAMI (AP) -- The State Department says it is teaming with the Miami Heat and coach Erik Spoelstra this week to host 16 players and two coaches from the Philippines, which is still dealing with the aftereffects of the typhoon that struck last fall. Spoelstra's mother is from the Philippines. He was actively involved in fundraising efforts after that storm, which killed thousands...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Turnovers cause trouble again as Heat's slide continues

MIAMI -- Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat coaching staff face a dilemma -- is their team just going through another regular-season rough stretch, or are there major concerns with 19 games remaining before the postseason begins? The Heat suffered their fifth defeat in six games on Friday night, when they lost to the Denver Nuggets 111-107 at AmericanAirlines Arena. It's the first...
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March 14, 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...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Birdman shaves his mohawk

Yes, it’s true. Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen has shaved his signature Mohawk, telling reporters his new look requires “less maintenance.” Not to worry though, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra thinks that he will still stand out, ”I think he has quite a few other things that people can still look at.” Spoelstra on Birdman’s no~hawk, “I think he has quite a few other things...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra receives odd painting while Heat are in the Bahamas

A Bahamian artist painted a strange portrait of Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra along with president Pat Riley and owner Micky Arison.
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra: We are not above a Game 7

The Indiana Pacers were not expected to force the Miami Heat to a deciding Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals. Yet it happened and Miami coach Erik Spoelstra is ok with it. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Erik Spoelstra: We are not above a Game 7 appeared first on Players View.
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra dating former Heat dancer Nikki Sapp

There aren’t that many bachelor head coaches around the NBA. Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra showed up to a fund rasing event over the weekend with former Miami Heat dancer Nikki Sapp. Sapp joined the dance team in 2006 at 18 years old. The notoriously private boyish 42-year-old stunned observers by stepping onto the red carpet of Heat broadcasters Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino‘s...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra reportedly dating former Heat dancer Nikki Sapp

Erik Spoelstra has a new girlfriend, and Miami Heat fans will be happy to hear that he is sticking with the Heat family even in his personal life. Spoelstra likes his team so much that he decided to date one of its former dancers, 24-year-old Nikki Sapp. According to Gossip Extra, the 42-year-old Spoelstra attended a fundraiser sponsored by Heat broadcasters Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra’s Girlfriend Former Heat Dancer Nikki Sapp (Photos)

12► You thought only James Harden was getting it in, but Erik Spoelstra has some pimp game as well. It had been rumored for a while that he was dating Sapp who was a dancer for the Heat, back when Spoelstra was an assistant coach, but now it has been confirmed. Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra finally brought out his significant other in public Saturday night. The notoriously...
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March 11, 2013  |  13 Comments

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