Spoelstra became the head coach of the Miami Heat in April 2008 after Pat Riley’s decision to step down. Further, Erik Jon Spoelstra has an estimated net worth of over $8 million. Spoelstra is the only son of Jon Spoelstra and Elisa Celino. It started with a 100–85 win over the Toronto Raptors on February 3, 2013, and ended with a 97–101 loss to the Chicago Bulls on March 27, 2013. During the 2019–20 season, Spoelstra had again coached the Heat back to the 2020 NBA Finals before falling 4–2 to the Los Angeles Lakers.  Spoelstra received a $6 million contract extension in December 2011 which lasted through the 2013–14 NBA season.. 5 Derrick Jones Jr. | 0 Meyers Leonard |
He is of Filipino descent from his mother's side, the first Asian-American head coach in the history of the four major North American sports leagues and the first Asian-American head coach to win an NBA championship.  Chris Bosh intimated that the team was being worked too hard and that the players would rather "chill". Working as a Coach, Spoelstra reportedly earns around $3 million as his yearly salary from Miami Heats. The team made the playoffs as the one seed while posting the best overall NBA regular season record.  In 1989, he was named West Coast Conference freshman of the year.  Spoelstra was the Pilots' starting point guard for four years, averaging 9.2 points, 4.4 assists, and 2.4 rebounds per game.
Spoelstra figured his NBA days were done, but a presentation he had made to the NBA board of governors earlier in the year had caught the eye of Portland Trail Blazers owner Larry Weinberg, who was riding high after the Blazers had won the NBA title in 1977. 14 Tyler Herro |
On September 17, 2015, Spoelstra announced his engagement to former Miami Heat cheerleader, Nikki Sapp. Details were not released, but Spoelstra was expected to receive a pay raise and a bigger role in the front office. The Heat faced the San Antonio Spurs once again, only this time losing the series in five games.. The team bounced-back, however, and made the playoffs while posting the second best record in the Eastern Conference.  In 1977, Spoelstra's career in the NBA began when the Buffalo Braves hired him as vice president of marketing.  LeBron James famously bumped into Spoelstra on his way to the bench during a timeout in a game. He studied at Raleigh Hills Elementary and Whitford Jr. High School. In den ewigen Bestenlisten der Universität erspielte er sich in mehreren statistischen Kategorien einen Spitzenplatz: Er ist Dritter bei den Assists (488), auf dem geteilten dritten Platz bei den Dreipunktwürfen (156) und Sechster bei den Wurfquoten für Dreipunktewürfe (38,4 %) und Freiwürfe (82,4 %).. Claim this page.
The team made the playoffs as the one seed while posting the best overall NBA regular season record. He was the Pilots’ starting point guard for four years, averaging 9.2 points, 4.4 assists, and 2.4 rebounds per game. Nach dem College ging Spoelstra nach Deutschland und spielte zwei Jahre lang für den TuS Herten/Herten Ruhr Devils (Vorgängerverein der Hertener Löwen) in der 2. From 2001 to 2008, he served as assistant coach and director of scouting for the team.
He was the younger in his family.
, His son Jon Spoelstra is a former National Basketball Association executive and his grandson Erik Spoelstra is the current head coach of the Miami Heat.