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Boston Herald: Erik Spoelstra Remains Humble Despite Back to Back Championships

posted by Randall

Erik SpoelstraMiami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has joined an elite coaching fraternity with such legends  as Red Auerbach, Phil Jackson, Chuck Daly, and Pat Riley.

At just 42, Spoelstra is just one of eight NBA coaches to win back to back championships.

But the way he sees it, its much too early for him to think about his place in NBA history. According to the Boston Herald via the Associated Press,
he hasn’t even thought about it.

“Not really,” Spoelstra said.

But that’s OK, because there’s plenty of people who have thought about it for him.

“I don’t think that he gets enough credit for his abilities to be able to manage us,” said Heat guard Dwyane Wade.  “He does a great job of managing egos. He does a great job of keeping us level-headed. It takes a special guy to have guys of this caliber to all stay on one path and not jump off. That’s his strength, his ability to be able manage this team. That’s his greatness with this unit.”

You can read about Coach Spo’s best memories of his second championship season and how he plans to spend the next couple of days in the Boston Herald.

 

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