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Heat coach Spoelstra takes 'full ownership' for last season's struggles

The longest offseason of Erik Spoelstra's NBA life included, among other things, celebrating Mother's Day with his mother for the first time in 20 years and an engagement to longtime girlfriend Nikki Sapp. "Right time, right person," Spoelstra, 44, said of deciding to get married, with no date yet set. But there also was professional growth and introspection in the wake of missing the playoffs for the first time in his seven years as the Heat's coach and enduring a deflating, injury-ravaged season after four consecutive NBA Finals appearances and two championships. "I take full ownership of what happened last year," Spoelstra said Wednesday, days...