Erik Spoelstra

NBA Rumors: Coach Erik Spoelstra Breaks Silence On Trade Rumors Surrounding Hassan Whiteside

Will the Miami Heat give Hassan Whiteside another chance to prove himself?<p>It was two years ago when the Miami Heat still considered center Hassan …

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Heat coach Erik Spoelstra on the summer so far

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra on the player development so far this summer, Dan Craig joining the Team USA coaching staff, and the composition of …

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Woj: Erik Spoelstra A ‘Strong Advocate’ Of Heat Acquiring Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is coming off of what was likely his worst NBA season in 2017-18. However, some teams still covet the 10-time All-Star.<p>Anthony is …

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Luke Walton Contacted Lue, Spoelstra about Coaching LeBron

Lakers coach Luke Walton reached out to Tyronn Lue and Erik Spoelstra to ask about their experience coaching LeBron James, reports ESPN’s Dave …

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Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra likes what he’s seeing so far in Summer League

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra is enjoying Summer League.<p>Miami Heat fans seem to be enjoying Summer League action so far, and they’re not alone.<p>…

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Hassan Whiteside takes a 3-point shot and a shot at Erik Spoelstra

Hassan Whiteside continues his war of words against the Miami Heat.<p>Hassan Whiteside’s season ended on a sour note when he played just 15.2 minutes …

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The Heat don’t have a pick. They still visited the NBA Draft Combine.

Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra have scouted the NBA Draft prospects.The Miami Heat don’t have a draft pick in either round of the upcoming 2018 NBA …

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Erik Spoelstra has great things to say about David Fizdale

<i>David Fizdale and the Knicks came to a head coaching job agreement around a week or so ago, and the hiring became official a few days ago. Fizdale of</i> …

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The number of head coaching changes in NBA since Erik Spoelstra’s first season is staggering

Miami Heat president Pat Riley and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra at Miami Heat training camp at FAU in Boca Raton in September. (Allen …

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Pat Riley press conference (Part 3 of 5): On Erik Spoelstra and Hassan Whiteside’s relationship

Miami Heat president Pat Riley discusses a possible intervention between Erik Spoelstra and Hassan Whiteside

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Pat Riley hopes to fix issues between Hassan Whiteside and Erik Spoelstra

The Miami Heat were bounced from the NBA Playoffs in the first round, with center Hassan Whiteside spending much of that period disgruntled on the …

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Report: Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard interviewing for Knicks job

Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard holds back head coach Erik Spoelstra during a game against the Nets this season. (AP photo/Lynne Sladky)<p>MIAMI …

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Miami Heat's Spoelstra talks about Whiteside, playoff loss

Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat coach, talks with the media about his feelings on Hassan Whiteside and his performance and his injury this season.

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Erik Spoelstra Wants Hassan Whiteside To ‘Reach His Dreams’ With The Heat

The Miami Heat ran into a better team in a first-round loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, and for the most part, the team performed admirably despite the quick exit from the postseason.<p>However, the work of Hassan Whiteside was criticized throughout the series, and on multiple occasions, the 7-footer …

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Spoelstra not "emotionally ready" to deal with Dwyane Wade's future

Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat coach, talks about getting emotional when he thinks about Dwyane Wade's retirement.

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Erik Spoelstra: Hassan Whiteside Narratives 'Unfair' to Heat C

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra said Friday that center Hassan Whiteside received "unfair" treatment during the 2017-18 NBA season.<p>Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press provided comments from Spoelstra, who revealed Whiteside dealt with injuries throughout the campaign.<p>"The narrative and the …

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Erik Spoelstra on the 2017-18 season, the journey with the team, Hassan Whiteside

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra holds court for the final time, reflecting on the journey of the 2017-18 season, the growth and progress of Hassan …

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Heat know everyone must step up with Josh Richardson questionable for Game 5

The Miami Heat's Erik Spoelstra, Dwyane Wade, Goran Dragic, and Josh Richardson discuss his impact and injury status going into Game 5.

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Erik Spoelstra feels the Heat are close, struggling to finish in the 4th

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra feels his team is close to winning these games against the 76ers, but acknowledges it's tough closing them out the …

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Hassan Whiteside: Erik Spoelstra Wants Me to Stand in Corner and Set Picks

After another quiet game Thursday, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside showed his disappointment in coach Erik Spoelstra's strategy.<p>"Coach wants me to just be in a corner and set picks," Whiteside said, per Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press.<p>The center finished with five points and two rebounds in …

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Hassan Whiteside criticizes Erik Spoelstra after loss

Heat big man Hassan Whiteside still appears to be upset about his playing time, and the issue doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon.<p>Whiteside …

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Erik Spoelstra: You have to play 48 minutes against this team

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra breaks down the Game 3 loss to the 76ers, saying the team struggled with execution in the fourth quarter and …

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Hassan Whiteside Claims Erik Spoelstra Wants Him To ‘Be In The Corner And Set Picks’ On Offense

Hassan Whiteside hasn’t been in the best of moods lately. Towards the end of the regular season, Whiteside called out Erik Spoelstra’s late game rotations which oftentimes saw the center parked on the bench. It also hasn’t helped that his play ever since the Miami Heat’s series against the …

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Heat’s Erik Spoelstra, Dwyane Wade shocked, saddened by death of Erin Popovich

Erik Spoelstra and Gregg PopovichMIAMI – The Heat and San Antonio Spurs have so much in common beyond meeting twice on basketball’s biggest stage – …

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New York Knicks: Erik Spoelstra endorses David Fizdale

The New York Knicks are reportedly high on free agent coach David Fizdale. Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra endorsed Fizdale for the job.<p>As the …

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Miami Heat's Erik Spoelstra says 'playoffs are not about comfort'

Miami Heat's Erik Spoelstra says 'playoffs are not about comfort' during the team's practice at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018.

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Fizdale receives stamp of approval from Erik Spoelstra

David Fizdale, who is one of the Knicks' head-coaching candidates, has one endorsement that says he will be great with whoever decides to employ him …

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Hassan Whiteside Understands Erik Spoelstra’s Decision To Bench Him In Game 1

Going into the Miami Heat’s first-round matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers, many NBA fans were looking forward to a feisty frontcourt battle between Joel Embiid and Hassan Whiteside, complete with all their past pettiness and animosity. That wasn’t the case in Game 1 as Embiid sat out as he …

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Hassan Whiteside and Erik Spoelstra Discuss Center's Lack of Minutes in Game 1

Even with the absence of Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside only played a total of 12 minutes in the team’s …

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Erik Spoelstra: It just tumbled for us to start the 2nd half

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra breaks down the Game 1 loss and says the team really stumbled out of the gate to begin the second half and the game …

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