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Head Coach Erik Spoelstra

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Wade Skips Opener To Rest His Body

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade was originally in the starting lineup for Monday’s preseason opener against the Atlanta Hawks. But then Wade decided he needed the night off to rest his body.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Greg Oden #52 of the Portland Trail Blazers looks on during the game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on November 20, 2009 in Oakland, California. The Warriors won 108-94. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oden Showing Slow, But Steady Progress In Training Camp

It’s tough to be out of the spotlight when you’re seven-feet tall, but Miami Heat center Greg Oden has been out of the basketball world for several years and he’s itching to get back on the court.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

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Heat & Pacers Say Game 2 Will Be Better

Normally a buzzer-beating loss to a team that you beat for much of the game would demoralize most squads. But the Indiana Pacers say they’re even more confident heading into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals despite being down 1-0 in the series to the Miami Heat.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

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All Business As Heat Look To 2nd Round

Over the last two years, not having Dwyane Wade in the lineup for a playoff game would have been cause for concern for the Miami Heat. This year, a much-deeper Heat squad had a message for the injured Wade, don’t worry, we’ll take care of this.

CBS Miami–04/29/2013

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 21: Head Coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat speaks to Dwyane Wade #3 while playing against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 21, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.(Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Hope To Play Even Better In Game 2

How do you build upon a nearly perfect night? That’s the question the Miami Heat face in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

CBS Miami–04/23/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 19:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes for a jump shot against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at American Airlines Arena on June 19, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron & Heat Look For Redemption In Game 5

After a poor performance in the 2004 Olympics, USA Basketball brought together the Redeem Team and won it all. Last year, the Miami Heat, LeBron James specifically, played horribly and lost the NBA Finals. What a difference a year makes.

CBS4–06/20/2012

Erik Spoelstra, head coach of the Miami Heat, sits on the bench before facing the Indiana Pacers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 22, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spoelstra Blast On Hard Fouls Costs Him $25 Grand

If Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra has the chance to win a round of the NBA playoffs or take a hit in the pocketbook, chances are good he’s OK with writing a check. He’ll have to, after the league fines him $25 thousand Friday following comments he made blasting the hard fouls given two heat players before Thursday night’s playoff game against the Pacers, a game the Heat won.

05/26/2012

Miami Heat v Portland Trail Blazers

Spoelstra Calls Out League On Hard Fouls

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will likely be a little bit lighter in the pocketbook after he criticized the NBA for not protecting his players in the wake of Udonis Haslem’s suspension for a flagrant foul in Game 5 Tuesday.

CBS4–05/24/2012

Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers

Heat Losses Raising Concerns

The Miami Heat have gone from chasing the Eastern Conference’s best record to getting whipped in consecutive games by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers. There’s plenty of blame to go around, but after last year, the Heat don’t seem fazed by the increasing scrutiny.

CBS4–03/27/2012

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Heat Look To Burn Mavs In Game 4

The Miami Heat enter Game 4 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night looking to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.

CBS4–06/07/2011