New Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has been around the game si...

There are 34 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Apr 28, 2008, titled New Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has been around the game si.... In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Jon Spoelstra won't go as far as to stay his son was born to coach. "I wouldn't say it was a lifelong dream," the retired longtime NBA executive said Monday when his son, Heat assistant coach Erik Spoelstra, ...

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Jeez

Miami, FL

#21 Apr 29, 2008
yo dude wrote:
under riley's thumb
that's all ya needs to knows
Better Riley than Isiah Thomas or Michael Jordan. At least he has a track record for mentoring and winning. What great coaches are you thinking of? Whiners without a solution are useless.
oddsmaker

Miami, FL

#22 Apr 29, 2008
Pat Riley's decision to step down
as coach of the NBA Miami Heat
probably meanshis team isn't close
to being a playoff contender.
Murmaider

Homestead, FL

#23 Apr 29, 2008
oddsmaker wrote:
Pat Riley's decision to step down
as coach of the NBA Miami Heat
probably meanshis team isn't close
to being a playoff contender.
We'll see. We still have the first round pick in the draft hopefully we get Rose he will be great alongside of DWade and Marion. But Erik Spoelstra? I havent heard much of the guy but he will now be the youngest coach in the league from what I heard.
spolestras spoogie

Hollywood, FL

#24 Apr 29, 2008
this guy rips the phatty
he will be outstanding
next year this team will win 46 games and be in the eastern finals. riles will reshape this team and get rid of the DLeague-ers who are playing major mins.
Spolestra will be a fine coach - bet on it
Victim of Society

Davenport, IA

#25 Apr 29, 2008
I am thirsty.
RogerisaMoron

United States

#26 Apr 29, 2008
You people who think Spoelstra wont be a good coach are both ignorant and borderline retarded. He will be a breath of fresh air from the dictatorship that was Pat Riley.
Ant the Rant

Boca Raton, FL

#27 Apr 29, 2008
Bob McAdoo was just robbed!
Soprano

Morgan Hill, CA

#28 Apr 29, 2008
If heat fans could read, can you say these words......STAN VAN GUNDY...riley will go down as the man with the smallest schwantz!!!!
Soprano

Morgan Hill, CA

#29 Apr 29, 2008
at last count there were about 600 coaches more qualified than this guy... way to scout riley
Too Much Sun

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#30 Apr 29, 2008
And to think we had a shot at Bobby Knight...
Franco wrote:
He deserves a chance......
Riley is great as a General Manager.
gian

Philippines

#31 May 25, 2011
and then you were wrong....
gian

Philippines

#32 May 25, 2011
spolestras spoogie wrote:
this guy rips the phatty
he will be outstanding
next year this team will win 46 games and be in the eastern finals. riles will reshape this team and get rid of the DLeague-ers who are playing major mins.
Spolestra will be a fine coach - bet on it
u were right
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#33 May 25, 2011
oddsmaker wrote:
Pat Riley's decision to step down
as coach of the NBA Miami Heat
probably meanshis team isn't close
to being a playoff contender.
What a difference 3 years makes....
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#34 May 25, 2011
Soprano wrote:
at last count there were about 600 coaches more qualified than this guy... way to scout riley
...way to make an accurate prediction Soprano

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