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Spoelstra wants to keep things simple as Heat, Dragic learn each other

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat returned to practice Tuesday, a day after handily beating the Philadelphia 76ers, but still with plenty of work to be done to get old and new teammates together on the same page. For as good as newcomer Goran Dragic looked, head coach Erik Spoelstra is aware that one victory against a lesser foe doesn't hide the fact that the team still has to put forth a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki: NBA season is too long, should be trimmed

The NBA already is experimenting with shortening the length of its games. Should it look at trimming the length of its season, too? Dirk Nowitzki thinks so. The Dallas Mavericks star told reporters Wednesday that he believes the league’s current 82-game schedule is too long. “I think you don’t need 82 games to determine the best eight in each conference,” Nowitzki said,...
Via NESN.com
October 15, 2014  |  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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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

WATCH: Spoelstra not asked any questions by media

Erik Spoelstra oddly received zero questions during his pre-game press conference prior to Game 5 against the Nets Wednesday night, so the Heat coach gave the thumbs up and made his way out of the room. The post Erik Spoelstra Receives No Questions In Pre-Game Press Conference (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 18, 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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