Erik Spoelstra - Miami Heat Head Coach

Oct 30, 04:31 PM

Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat Head Coach joins Brian Berger for a candid, wide-ranging conversation. Spoelstra discusses being a new father, coping with the stresses that come with being an NBA coach, dealing with the 24/7 news cycle, the responsibility he feels he has to Heat owner Micky Arison and Heat President Pat Riley, the difference between coaching superstars versus developing young players, his special relationships with New York Knicks Head Coach David Fizdale and Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade, his "life duty" to help the people in the Philippines, growing up around the Portland Trail Blazers, thoughts on late Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen, the #1 determining factor for success and the inspiration he draws from watching his veteran players set the "right examples" for younger players.