• Heat, Spoelstra finalizing new deal

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Sep 29, 2013
    Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat are "basically done" finalizing the terms of a contract extension for the coach, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday. Spoelstra was entering the last year of his contract after leading the Heat to three straight NBA Finals. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra signed a multi-year extension to his contract on Sunday, the team announced. Spoelstra and the two-time defending NBA champion Heat are "basically done" on a contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday morning. After Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported earlier today the Heat and Spoelstra were nearing completion on a multiyear extension the Heat, like most teams, don’t disclose the pay of coaches and executives Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel has confirmed that the new extension has been signed. The Heat has won back-to-back titles and begins work for its three-peat bid on Tuesday with the start of training camp. He has gained a strong reputation as a coach that can motivate the likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in addition to being an innovative offensive coach who combines traditional methods with analytics.
    Sources: nba.com CNNSI.com
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