1. Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Gets Win No. 300

    With Sunday's 93-79 win over the Chicago Bulls , Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra became the sixth-fastest coach in NBA history to reach 300 career regular-season wins...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 month ago 2,778 reads 9 comments

  2. Miami Heat 'Fast 5': Chasing Pacers, Gary Payton on Dwyane Wade and More

    The Big Three spent the NBA 's version of winter recess basking in the limelight of the world's greatest pickup basketball game. Here are five quick-hitting Miami Heat takeaways from the All-Star Weekend that was...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 2 months ago 57,653 reads 154 comments

  3. Miami Heat 'Fast Five': Michael Beasley, Greg Oden, Udonis Haslem and More

    Five quick-hitting Miami Heat items to start the second week of February: 1. Michael Beasley didn't get a gift basket upon his departure from Phoenix...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 2 months ago 45,773 reads 47 comments

  4. Dwyane Wade, Cooking Again, Has Miami Heat Full of Hope Heading West

    MIAMI — Maybe Dwyane Wade needs to get out of the house a little more. Or, at least, the kitchen...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 3 months ago 22,896 reads 79 comments

  5. Erik Spoelstra and Pete Carroll: Champions with a Connection

    MIAMI — The Seahawks don't belong solely to Seattle. They belong to a region. So that's the NFL team that Erik Spoelstra, a son of the Pacific Northwest, grew up following ...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 3 months ago 7,505 reads 8 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol Warn Heat How Hard Getting Up for 3rd Title Run Is

    MIAMI — There wasn't much left of the 2010-11 Lakers , even before the Dallas Mavericks tore them to tatters, sweeping them out of the second round. There's even less left now...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 3 months ago 52,401 reads 156 comments

  7. Greg Oden Makes Triumphant Return, Has Heat Looking Beyond 3-Game Losing Skid

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pretty sneaky, those Hollywood (Miami) Heat . Stars of the cinema and smaller screen, these guys certainly know how to build drama...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 3 months ago 96,993 reads 115 comments

  8. Why Erik Spoelstra Is the Right Long-Term Coach for Miami Heat

    Around this time three years ago, Erik Spoelstra was considered too young and inexperienced for the head coaching position that made him responsible for managing the egos of and ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 6 months ago 4,130 reads 10 comments

  9. Is Erik Spoelstra the Right Coach to Keep LeBron James with Heat Long-Term?

    Maybe the identity of the Miami Heat 's head coach won't rate among the top 50 factors LeBron James will weigh if he becomes a free agent in the summer of 2014...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 months ago 10,216 reads 35 comments

  10. Erik Spoelstra's Extension Shows That Continuity Counts for the Miami Heat

    Erik Spoelstra should have been gone. That's what some in the national media argued. That's what some websites — such as the infamous FireSpo.com — screamed. Spoelstra could have been gone...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 7 months ago 11,002 reads 57 comments

  11. Erik Spoelstra and Miami Heat Reportedly Agree to Multi-Year Contract Extension

    Erik Spoelstra is staying with the Miami Heat for the long haul. According to a report from Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel , the two-time NBA Finals winner has agreed to a multi-year deal to remain the head coach of the club...

    Alex Kay Written by Alex Kay about 7 months ago 30,109 reads 153 comments

  12. 5 Reasons Why Greg Oden and Miami Heat Need Each Other

    The last time that Greg Oden played in a game, on Dec. 5, 2009, LeBron James was early in his final season as a Cleveland Cavalier, Dwight Howard seemed reasonably content as ...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 9 months ago 29,548 reads 63 comments

  13. An Insider's Guide to Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra

    In coaching circles, Erik Spoelstra may be considered a star. In public, however, he doesn't make much of a stir, unless he's at the ESPYs and Jon Hamm is jokingly mistaking him for musician Bruno Mars...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 9 months ago 16,319 reads 40 comments

  14. Erik Spoelstra Is Still Vastly Overlooked in Miami Heat's Run of Dominance

    It’s time to stop questioning the Miami Heat ’s Erik Spoelstra as a head coach in the NBA . Well, it was actually time to stop doing so after the Miami Heat won their second title in franchise history...

    Sean Grimm Written by Sean Grimm about 10 months ago 10,206 reads 37 comments

  15. Spoelstra vs. Popovich: Grading the NBA Finals Masterminds Through Five Games

    It's a player's league. The game of basketball is ultimately a very simple one. So in the NBA , the team with more talent usually wins. In many ways, however, that is selling short the vast complexity of today's schemes...

    Jared Wade Written by Jared Wade about 10 months ago 11,697 reads 26 comments

  16. Erik Spoelstra After Game 3 Meltdown: 'We Got What We Deserved'

    Following up a 19-point win in Game 2 with a 36-point loss in Game 3 is not what the Miami Heat had in mind. Erik Spoelstra 's comments following the game hinted at just that—and a little bit more...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 10 months ago 9,577 reads 33 comments

  17. Miami Heat: Erik Spoelstra Deserves More Credit for Heat's success against Spurs

    On Sunday night the Miami Heat delivered the San Antonio Spurs a beatdown that looked like it had no place in the NBA Finals. Victories by 19 points are generally reserved for the regular season, not for a pivotal Game 2 of the NBA Finals...

    Andrew Robeson Written by Andrew Robeson about 10 months ago 3,052 reads 7 comments

  18. Erik Spoelstra's Girlfriend: Pictures of Lovely Former Heat Dancer Nikki Sapp

    Erik Spoelstra will lead his Miami Heat team to the finals once again but will do so with some strong support from his wonderful girlfriend, Nikki Sapp...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 11 months ago 29,266 reads 6 comments