Category: Erik Spoelstra

Erik Spoelstra Says the Sacrifice the Heat Players Have Made Is “One of the Most Untold Stories in Sports”

Monday, March 11th, 2013

The Miami Heat are on some kind of run right now. Dwyane Wade looks like he has found the fountain of youth and LeBron James is playing at a level that isn't often seen in the NBA. The defending champs' winning streak is now at 18 games after they smacked ...

Chris Bosh Says Now is the Time for the Heat to Pick up Steam

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Chris Bosh is now in his third season with the Miami Heat, so he's used to playing second fiddle. And the Heat are getting very used to winning. They the best record in the Eastern Conference at the All-Star break as Bosh, LeBron James and Co. look to repeat as ...

Erik Spoelstra Says LeBron James Leaves Him Searching for New Superlatives to Describe What He’s Doing Every Game

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

LeBron James had already taken the torch as "best player in the NBA" long ago. Yet he continues to find ways to amaze, and despite coming off another MVP regular season that was capped off by his first NBA Championship, LeBron somehow managed to get even better this offseason. Now even ...

Erik Spoelstra: “We’re searching and striving for consistency”

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Coming off their championship season last year, the Miami Heat have struggled at times early this season with consistency. Dwyane Wade has struggled early on coming off surgery on his knee and Miami is also trying to adjust to new players in their rotation this season like Ray Allen and ...

Shane Battier Doesn’t Feel The Heat Will Be Any Less Motivated This Year

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Three members of the Miami Heat get the lion's share of the attention, so it's easy to forget the important role Shane Battier played in their championship 2011-12 season. The veteran sidekick captured his first title along with LeBron, D-Wade and Chris Bosh, but now he's even more thirsty for ...

Erik Spoelstra Says We Don’t Know How High the Ceiling is For LeBron James: “He’s Got a Different Look in His Eye”

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

LeBron James is having one hell of a summer. The newly crowned NBA champion is also now a repeat gold medalist after he led the United States men's basketball team to gold at the Olympics in London. And as a result, James -- already the greatest player in the game ...

Pat Riley Resurfaces, Says LeBron James Overcame Incredible Adversity

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

It's been a while since we really heard from Miami Heat president Pat Riley. He says that's because he wanted head coach Erik Spoelstra to be the voice after the Heat toppled Oklahoma City and won the NBA Championship. But he's back now and he's certainly been busy since adding ...

Rashard Lewis Hopes to Return to Form After Signing With Miami

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Just because the Miami Heat won the NBA Championship doesn't mean they've spent the early part of the offseason standing pat. Instead, they've gone out and acquired some key pieces, including a pair of former teammates in Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis, both for extremely modest contracts. Lewis says rejoining Allen ...

Erik Spoelstra Reflects on Winning 1st NBA Championship

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The party is on down in South Beach. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat paraded through town as NBA champions on Monday, basking in the glory they set out for back in the summer of 2010. It may have taken a season for the Heat to earn their ...

Miami’s Shane Battier Adds Another Championship Title to His Resume

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Shane Battier experienced winning his first major championship when he was a 22-year-old at Duke. About 11 years later, he added another one to the list last week when he won an NBA title ring with the Miami Heat. And he ended up playing a bigger role in it than ...