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Erik Spoelstra and Hassan Whiteside finalists in NBA Awards Show tonight

Spoelstra joins a Miami Heat Mini 3, while Whiteside gives a tour of the Louvre. The NBA Awards show tonight with the Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra as nominee for Coach of the Year and Hassan Whiteside for Block of the Year. Heat fans stand behind y’all. Nobody does it better with wins and blocks. Official free agency negotiations begin Saturday, with signings soon thereafter...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
2 hours ago

Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra introduce Bam Adebayo as “perfect fit” for Heat

With Bam’s athleticism and versatility, Spo and Riley can’t wait to plug him into their system. The Miami Heat made what many considered to be the first surprise of the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night when they selected Bam Adebayo out of Kentucky with the No. 14 pick. But as team president Pat Riley and head coach Erik Spoelstra said the following day to start Bam’s introductory...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
2 days ago

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Miami Heat

The Miami Heat played like two different teams over the course of the 16-17 season. In the first half, Miami looked like a shallow team that didn't have the depth to overcome a host of injuries, as they went 11-30. Over the final 41 games, the Heat were a juggernaut with a 13 game winning streak highlighting a 30-11 finish. The season ultimately ended in disappointment, as Miami...
Via RealGM - NBA
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue drops hilarious quote about LeBron James’ first-round success

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is now a perfect 5-0 for his career in postseason series, and he’s taking the opportunity to puff out his chest a bit.After the Cavs won Game 4 over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday to complete the first-round sweep, Lue had this funny quote about LeBron James’ historic success in Round 1, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. Something tells me that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Why Erik Spoelstra is the real Coach of the Year

At this time three seasons ago, the Miami Heat were gearing up for another deep playoff run, which eventually resulted in their fourth consecutive finals appearance. Despite their sustained success, head coach Erik Spoelstra was often overlooked on a team that featured perhaps the most star-studded lineup the association had ever seen.This season, Spoelstra is a prime candidate for...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra delivers heartfelt presser after Heat miss playoffs

Erik Spoelstra could not hide his extreme disappointment over the Miami Heat missing the playoffs during his post-game presser Wednesday night. That notion became plainly evident given how long it took the Heat head coach to actually start talking.A devastated Spoelstra took to the podium and needed nearly 30 seconds to compose himself before addressing just how close the Heat came...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Erik Spoelstra on Being in Playoff Contention After Beginning Season 11-30

Erik Spoelstra's full pregame press conference prior to the Boston Celtics 3/26/2017 matchup with the Miami Heat. Get a free trial set from Harry’s for free. That includes a razor handle of your choice, five-blade cartridge, and shaving gel. To redeem your free trial offer, go to Harrys.com/gardenreport right now. Get a $20 rebate off your first SeatGeek ticket purchase. Download...
Via YouTube
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Erik Spoelstra Named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month

The Miami Heat have been on a tear as of late. In fact, since they fell to 11-30 in mid-January, they’ve only lost a total of three games to put their record at 27-33. Now, as of March 1, Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has been recognized by the NBA as the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for February. Spoelstra earned the award after orchestrating one of the greatest turnarounds...
Via Heat Nation
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy on Erik Spoelstra: ‘There’s not a better coach in the league’

Stan Van Gundy can’t help but tip his hat to his fellow Eastern Conference head coaching counterpart.Speaking with reporters on Friday, Van Gundy, who formerly served as head coach of the Miami Heat, had high praise for current Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, who used to be one of the assistants on his staff.“There’s not a better coach in the league than Erik,” Van Gundy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra on sitting Hassan Whiteside: ‘This league is for competitors only’

By Darryn Albert. Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was benched for a notable portion of the team’s lopsided 114-84 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, and head coach Erik Spoelstra bluntly explained why afterwards. “If he does not dominate at the rim, in the paint, we don’t have a chance to win,” Spoelstra said of Whiteside, who he yanked early in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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