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But it was hard to really believe him. “We’re coaching for something bigger right now with our team, but certainly I still feel for Fiz and unfortunately what he had to go through here,” said Spoelstra of Fizdale, who spent eight years as an assistant under him. “I had lunch with him this afternoon. That’s my brother. “You want him to have a fair shot at it and to be able to go through some tough times, some adverse times, through a transition period that the organization was going through. And that’s what the thought was – that there would be a transition and an opportunity to build a different culture. Unfortunately he wasn’t given that opportunity.”
“Fiz is a star,” Spoelstra, 47, said. “So he’s going to get another opportunity in any field. He can go in this guy’s field [pointing to Heat TV sideline reporter Jason Jackson]. He can go in my field. He can choose where he wants to go. Hopefully he spends some time in Miami with us in the spring in-between his pina coladas and beach time and all that.”
Storyline: David Fizdale Firing
It was ESPN’s NBA regular season coverage that took the top spot in the Friday cable ratings this time around, beginning with the network’s broadcast of the Boston vs San Antonio game, which scored a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49 and2.076 million viewers. The earlier game between Golden State and Detroit landed in the Top 3 with a 0.6 on the network, while a special late-night edition of “SportsCenter” grabbed a 0.5. The Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” scored the second-highest spot of the night with a 0.8 once again as well.
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December 12, 2017 | 7:33 am EST Update
Sean Cunningham: In speaking with George Hill at his function at Encina Prep HS in Sacramento, I asked him if he’s more at peace in knowing his role with the Kings. His response in the video below.

Storyline: George Hill Trade