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Erik Spoelstra

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  • Napier's Heat summer debut a learning experience

    Napier's Heat summer debut a learning experience
      The last time Shabazz Napier played in a competitive setting, it was on April 7 in front of 79,238 at AT&T Stadium in Texas, leading the University of Connecticut to 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament championship game.    Saturday,...
  • Heat weigh Luol Deng options; Rockets eyeing Chris Bosh

    Heat weigh Luol Deng options; Rockets eyeing Chris Bosh
      Miami Heat President Pat Riley continues to think big. The problem is so do his competitors.   The latest power move by Riley was a Saturday summit at a Chicago hotel with free-agent forward Luol Deng. What made the overture alongside coach Erik...
  • Bosh opts out of Miami contract; retool of Heat can begin

    MIAMI The way Miami Heat president Pat Riley tells the story, it wasn't up to him to sign Mike Miller and Udonis Haslem to contracts in 2010. The onus was on the Heat's stars to make it work just like it will be again in 2014 after Chris Bosh on Sunday...
  • Heat to look at NBA free agency from a different perspective

    Heat to look at NBA free agency from a different perspective
      Western exposure has provided clarity for Miami Heat President Pat Riley when it has come to personnel moves. The hope within the organization is such will be the view again.   Riley on Thursday headed to Los Angeles, where the Heat are expected to...
  • ASK IRA: Is the amnesty impact of Mike Miller overstated?

    ASK IRA: Is the amnesty impact of Mike Miller overstated?
    Q: If Mike Miller were still on the roster, regardless of the NBA Finals outcome to this just-completed season, would we still be in wait mode with LeBron James? Is this mainly about that decision to amnesty a player he obviously wanted to keep? -- John....
  • Heat at juncture of long view, immediate concerns

    Heat at juncture of long view, immediate concerns
      For the Miami Heat, the future can wait, at least when it comes to the focus of Heat President Pat Riley and coach Erik Spoelstra.   And yet the future also is now, with the Heat to open a week of play at the Orlando Pro Summer League on Saturday...
  • Shabazz Napier a perfect fit in Heat's 'hybrid' system

    Shabazz Napier didn't pattern his basketball game after any one player in particular. Instead, he took a little from various players, including Chris Paul, Steve Nash and Tony Parker. The variations should help Napier ease into his role as a Miami Heat...
  • El Heat de Miami necesita menos para obtener más

    El Heat de Miami necesita menos para obtener más
    Parece un fórmula cruel, pero al mismo tiempo lógica y sencilla. El más aristotélico de todos los silogismos. En el ultra competitivo mercado de la NBA, menos es sinónimo de más y viceversa. Pero, ¡cuidado!..Más y sus correlativos pueden resultar...
  • Bosh opts out; Heat summer of renovation about to begin

    Bosh opts out; Heat summer of renovation about to begin
       The Miami Heat picked the perfect time to renovate their locker-room facilities at AmericanAirlines Arena. The roster is practically barren.    The hope is that the upgraded accommodations will next host an upgraded outlook.    Sunday formally...
  • Shabazz Napier ready to live up to LeBron's endorsement

    Shabazz Napier ready to live up to LeBron's endorsement
    The newest addition to the Miami Heat is still overwhelmed by the endorsement. Guard Shabazz Napier made plenty of memories while starring at Connecticut before being selected in the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft. Two national titles. First-team...
  • What do Jerry, LeBron and Jozy Altidore have in common?

    What do Jerry, LeBron and Jozy Altidore have in common?
    "The Summer of the Hammy." That's how we will remember what June has brought to North American sports (as distinguished from South American sports that we will instantly forget when the U.S. is eliminated in the World Cup, probably Tuesday, but that's...
  • ASK IRA: Do all signs now point to LeBron return?

    ASK IRA: Do all signs now point to LeBron return?
    Q: Ira, I understand Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem being comfortable enough to commit themselves to the Heat. But that's not the impression I had of LeBron James at the end of the season. Why is everyone so sure he's staying? -- Tony. A:...