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Dwyane Wade opens up on what really pushed him to leave the Heat

Dwyane Wade spent his first 13 years in the NBA with the Miami Heat, helping them win three titles and becoming the franchise’s cornerstone player. Then all that goodwill ended in a flash for Flash and Heat fans last summer, when he abruptly left Miami to join his hometown Chicago Bulls.At his introductory new conference in July, Wade said the fact Heat president Pat Riley never...
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5 days ago

Erik Spoelstra at the center of the Miami Heat’s turnaround

Erik Spoelstra has been one of the most underrated NBA coaches for years. Now leading a cocktail of discarded talent to playoff contention, he should be in the running for Coach of the Year. The third-longest tenured coach in the NBA often utters the phrase:“Whatever it takes.” That mantra has been epitomized during this Heat season and the […] Erik Spoelstra at the center...
Via All U Can Heat
6 days ago

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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Josh Richardson Out Sunday vs. Los Angeles Clippers

Shooting guard Josh Richardson will join the long list of players on the Miami Heat injury report as he’s not expected to play on Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Clippers. Spoelstra said Josh Richardson won't play tomorrow. Whiteside wasn't here at practice (personal reasons) but worked out this morning — Manny Navarro (@Manny_Navarro) January 7, 2017 Heat head...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Heat Confirm Erik Spoelstra Has Received Contract Extension

In one of the quieter negotiations on record, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra’s contract extension stayed under the radar after he and the team came to an agreement this past summer according to the team. It only came to light earlier this week, when members of the media began asking about Spoelstra’s status past this season — when his previous deal was scheduled to end...
Via Heat Nation
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Erik Spoelstra on Justice Winslow's season with the Heat

Erik Spoelstra discussed how Justice Winslow has thrived with the Miami Heat Visit and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: Be sure to like The Garden Report on Facebook and like and comment on each episode to get in the conversation...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Erik Spoelstra Gives Encouraging Update on Justise Winslow’s Injury

The wrist injury suffered by Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow might not end up requiring surgery, though Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra indicated that it will likely involve having Winslow wear a splint off the court for the remainder of the year. “He probably will be in one for a large part of the season, whenever he’s not on the court, and that’s just to stabilize it,”...
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December 12, 2016  |  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

Heat-Raptors Game 7: the coaches and tactics

Game 7 of a messy, cluttered Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors doesn’t merely give every player a last chance to get it right. Game 7 offers one more opportunity to each head coach, one more chance to leave a positive imprint on this series after six erratic games over 13 bewildering days. One strong coaching performance on Sunday...
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May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside will not travel with Heat for Game 5

The Miami Heat will be without Hassan Whiteside for a second straight game. Miami’s center will not travel with the team for their Game 5 showdown against the Toronto Raptors, the Associated Press reports. “The Heat were flying north on Tuesday. Before departing, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Whiteside will remain home to continue getting therapy on his injured right knee...
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May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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