Erik Spoelstra

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Sun-Sentinel
Hassan Whiteside says Miami Heat would embrace a Dwyane Wade returnbe no concerns about the franchise's all-time leading scorer being worked into
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
be no concerns about the franchise's all-time leading scorer being worked into what has become a revised mix under coach Erik Spoelstra. The respect from Whiteside has been unwavering. That had the Heat center initially allowing Robert Redford... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Heat to finish second in Southeast Division according to Hoops HypeGregory Shamus/Getty ImagesAUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Erik Spoelstra of the M
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Gregory Shamus/Getty ImagesAUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat reacts on the bench while playing the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills on March 28, 2017 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Miami won the game 97-96. (Photo... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Miami Heat with 10 nationally televised gamesGregory Shamus/Getty ImagesAUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Erik Spoelstra of the M
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
Gregory Shamus/Getty ImagesAUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat reacts on the bench while playing the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills on March 28, 2017 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Miami won the game 97-96. (Photo... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Goran Dragic rated the 10th best point guard in the NBA according to Hoop Hypeits players now well-paid and a year older, the question is can they capture th
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
its players now well-paid and a year older, the question is can they capture the same magic again,” Honkasalo wrote. “Erik Spoelstra is one of those coaches who can push his team to outperform expectations exploiting opponents’ weaknesses... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Will Dion Waiters' 'irrational confidence' again provide dividends?last season's core. Had the Heat overhauled, I could see new teammates wonderin
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
last season's core. Had the Heat overhauled, I could see new teammates wondering exactly what Dion is all about, with what Erik Spoelstra calls Waiters' "irrational confidence." Instead, there are teammates who can accept it is just Dion being... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Heat's James Johnson feeling right at home in Miamiis what made remaining here so special. He is already eagerly awaiting another
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
is what made remaining here so special. He is already eagerly awaiting another season of quirky sayings from coach Erik Spoelstra, the bravado of Dion Waiters and playing alongside new teammates Kelly Olynk and rookie Bam Adebayo. The only... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Can Heat reinvent Olynyk as they did with James Johnson?who and what Olynyk was, which is why his breakout moment against the Wizards c
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
who and what Olynyk was, which is why his breakout moment against the Wizards came as such a surprise. The Heat under Erik Spoelstra, and even before that with Pat Riley and Stan Van Gundy, have been known to reinvent players. Sometimes the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Two Miami Heat players called ‘underrated’ by anonymous NBA playershuge difference for Miami and was one of the most impactful players on the team
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
huge difference for Miami and was one of the most impactful players on the team, if not their most impactful.” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra moved James into the starting lineup for the final five games last season and he averaged 18.2 points and 7.0... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Erik Spoelstra early Coach of the Year candidateElsa/Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Mi
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
Elsa/Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat directs his players in the second half against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on January 25, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.The Miami... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Miami Heat with much improved offseason according to TNT’s David AldridgeGregory Shamus/Getty ImagesAUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Erik Spoelstra of the M
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 11 days ago
Gregory Shamus/Getty ImagesAUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat reacts on the bench while playing the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills on March 28, 2017 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Miami won the game 97-96. (Photo... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Could Heat rotation come down to Rodney McGruder or Wayne Ellington?A: First, the lesson we have learned during the Erik Spoelstra era is that line
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
A: First, the lesson we have learned during the Erik Spoelstra era is that lineups have been fluid, particularly at the start of seasons. And I'm not sure that we haven't gone too far down the road with James Johnson to view him as anything but a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Heat center Willie Reed charged with domestic violencebut instead would up signing for one season at the $1.6 million veteran minimum
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
but instead would up signing for one season at the $1.6 million veteran minimum with the Los Angeles Clippers. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said last week of losing Reed in free agency, "It is always tough in this league, because it is a business,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Winderman: Josh Richardson extension worthy of Heat front-burnerWORDS: The parting with free-agent center Willie Reed remains emotional for bot
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
WORDS: The parting with free-agent center Willie Reed remains emotional for both sides. In the wake of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra revealing he was in touch with Reed shortly after his former backup center signed with the Los Angeles... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Should the Heat have outbid the Pelicans for Ian Clark?small forward shakes out, there should be an upgrade at power forward with Jame
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
small forward shakes out, there should be an upgrade at power forward with James Johnson or Kelly Olynyk. And, as I'm sure Erik Spoelstra would warn if this was "Ask Erik," don't get caught up in positional or starting designations. In the end, it... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sunrise Report: No structural damage for Tannehill’s kneethe regular season at center, Kraig Urbik would be a candidate to start the sea
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 15 days ago
the regular season at center, Kraig Urbik would be a candidate to start the season at guard, opposite Jermon Bushrod. 3. Erik Spoelstra says Miami Heat will ‘aim high’ “Ultimately we’ll find out when we start playing games. We love our group. We... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
ESPN Plus-Minus projects Heat to finish seventh in EastErik Spoelstra is in his ninth season as the head coach of the Miami Heat. (get
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 days ago
Erik Spoelstra is in his ninth season as the head coach of the Miami Heat. (gettyimages) After a 41-41 record and just missing out on the playoffs, the Miami Heat are projected to make the playoffs this season according to ESPN. Miami produced one... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Are Justise Winslow, Rodney McGruder competing for same minutes?hot hand. For all the adjustments the Heat went through last season, there clea
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
hot hand. For all the adjustments the Heat went through last season, there clearly will be new challenges this season for Erik Spoelstra, including working Winslow into a mix that thrived in his absence. What the Heat can't afford is what happened... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
With Irving as proof, was Heat right in dealings with LeBron?coaching, Spo,’’ James kept yelling from the bench. Everyone inside the team k
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
coaching, Spo,’’ James kept yelling from the bench. Everyone inside the team knew it wasn’t a compliment of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. It was a mocking of him. It was the best player belittling the coach by saying this should be done every... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sunrise Report: Gordon Hayward discusses visit with Heatincluded president Pat Riley, general manager Andy Elisburg, CEO Nick Arison an
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 25 days ago
included president Pat Riley, general manager Andy Elisburg, CEO Nick Arison and Heat executive Alonzo Mourning, coach Erik Spoelstra and part of his staff. Players also spoke to Hayward, including Hassan Whiteside, Udonis Haslem and James... Read more
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NBC Miami
Heat Sign Derrick Walton Jr. and Matt WilliamsMiami relies on the G League and will likely be in the same situation again. Ha
NBC Miami / Posted 26 days ago
Miami relies on the G League and will likely be in the same situation again. Having players like Walton and Williams available at a moment's notice, is a great luxury for head coach Erik Spoelstra. Miami's preseason will get underway in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Is Kyrie Irving speculation setting up the Heat for disappointment?Reed forlorn to no longer be a part of it. Most of all, it shows that Pat Riley
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Reed forlorn to no longer be a part of it. Most of all, it shows that Pat Riley still carries plenty of sway, and that Erik Spoelstra is emerging in a similar vein. Q: Dan Gilbert hates Miami. Don't see a trade happening. If so: Goran Dragic... Read more
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CBS Sports
NBA trade rumors: Evaluating possible destinations for Cavs' Kyrie Irvingthe lack of state income tax, the weather and the organization, you mean? Miami
CBS Sports / Posted 29 days ago
the lack of state income tax, the weather and the organization, you mean? Miami has always been a popular destination, and Erik Spoelstra is one of the best coaches in the NBA. With Irving, the Heat would not immediately become a contender, but... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Udonis Haslem deserving of Heat roster spotthrough here. This franchise is not weakened by carrying Udonis on the roster,
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 29 days ago
through here. This franchise is not weakened by carrying Udonis on the roster, even if he barely plays at all. Coach Erik Spoelstra needs a canary in the coal mine to sound off when something doesn’t smell right, and so much the better if... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Would a Tyler Johnson-Dwyane Wade trade have made sense?going to go with the alternative of "We Got the Bulls into the Playoffs," so yo
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
going to go with the alternative of "We Got the Bulls into the Playoffs," so you take what you can get. Q: Last year Erik Spoelstra coaxed major growth out of every player on the roster. Can he do it again with the same group? Most pundits... Read more
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give me sport
Heat rookie Bam Adebayo reveals hilarious pregame music tasteposted 17.5 points, 8.3 boards and 2.3 blocks in 30.8 minutes per contest. It
give me sport / Posted 29 days ago
posted 17.5 points, 8.3 boards and 2.3 blocks in 30.8 minutes per contest. It remains to be seen if and where Heat coach Erik Spoelstra gives Adebayo playing time at the start of the upcoming season. Since he most likely could play both the four... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Have Heat left themselves without a safety net with Willie Reed gone?Reed, and with what remains of the power rotation, it sure seems like it is set
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Reed, and with what remains of the power rotation, it sure seems like it is setting up that way. Q: Ira, can you see Erik Spoelstra making Justise Winslow into a backup point guard? Justise was ranked highly as a distributor and made a lot of... Read more

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