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Erik Spoelstra

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  • Fans back California Chrome's cause

    Fans back California Chrome's cause
    Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
  • ASK IRA: Did Pat Riley properly position the Heat?

    ASK IRA: Did Pat Riley properly position the Heat?
    Q: Ira, isn't this series a defeat for Pat Riley vs. R.C. Buford more than Erik Spoelstra vs. Gregg Popovich? Riley just hasn't gotten the blame for failing to put the pieces together for LeBron James, even with the financial restrictions. He has always...
  • LeBron James on Heat making history: 'Why not us?'

    LeBron James on Heat making history: 'Why not us?'
    "Why not us?  Why not us?" LeBron James said that likely will be the theme of his pregame message Sunday night at the AT&T Center. He will get his answer hours later or at some other point in coming days. He's hoping it comes later, rather than...
  • Heat have few answers for surprising Spurs after Game 4 rout

    Heat have few answers for surprising Spurs after Game 4 rout
    The Miami Heat spent Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena running on fumes in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, now one loss to the San Antonio Spurs from turning past tense when it comes to being NBA champions. “They played great,” Heat Coach...
  • LeBron scores 35 as Heat even series with Spurs

    LeBron scores 35 as Heat even series with Spurs
    SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the other guys were left in pain. LeBron James, who exited Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the fourth quarter due to leg cramps, returned in a big way Sunday night for Game 2. The Miami forward scored 35 points, grabbed 10...
  • Manu Ginobili embraces new role with Spurs

    Manu Ginobili is aware that Father Time is undefeated against athletes. The San Antonio Spurs guard knew that his skills would diminish as he aged. So Ginobili began refining his game last season to help combat the issue. So far, it has helped him...
  • LeBron James doesn't seize up, Heat locks down and NBA Finals are tied

    LeBron James doesn't seize up, Heat locks down and NBA Finals are tied
    LeBron James' body held up just fine. So did his playmaking in the final minutes. He continually scored during a sublime third quarter, then let his teammates make the baskets that pushed the Miami Heat past the San Antonio Spurs, 98-96, in Game 2 of...
  • A lot's the same and a lot's different this time for Heat and Spurs

    A lot's the same and a lot's different this time for Heat and Spurs
    For the most part, the rosters are the same. The setting, cities and coaches, all unchanged. As the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs prepare to meet in the NBA Finals again, the pervading thought is that this series is a mere continuation of last year's...
  • Cynics should criticize LeBron James for things he can control

    Cynics should criticize LeBron James for things he can control
    LeBron James took a seat on the bench, and cynics everywhere immediately stood up. How could the game's best player let leg cramps stop him in the closing minutes of an NBA Finals game, the 140-character critics wanted to know. Wasn't he aware Michael...
  • Blame this Heat setback to Spurs on a lack of conditioning

    Blame this Heat setback to Spurs on a lack of conditioning
    And then LeBron James couldn't move. He stood on the baseline after making a fourth-quarter layup. He hopped on his right leg once, twice, then sat down on the court. Cramps that had forced him out of the game earlier now made his left leg immobile....
  • LeBron James feeling better, expected to play in Game 2 of NBA Finals

    LeBron James feeling better, expected to play in Game 2 of NBA Finals
    SAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James was sufficiently rehydrated when he met with reporters Friday, 2 1/2 bags of intravenous fluids after Game 1 of the NBA Finals helping the Miami Heat star feel somewhat better than he did the previous night. “I'm pretty...
  • NBA Finals: How the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat match up

    NBA Finals: How the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat match up
    Once more, with healing? The San Antonio Spurs enter their Finals rematch with the Miami Heat seeking some therapeutic redemption after their entire roster was left in need of a mental rubdown following last year's series. Manu Ginobili couldn't...