Erik Spoelstra Rumors

Waiters initially balked at the Heat’s offer. In his heart, he knew he wanted to play in Miami after meeting with Riley and Erik Spoelstra. But after holding out for a bigger role in OKC, the Heat were offering even less money than the Thunder’s qualifying offer. Waiters wrestled with the decision in his head, knowing Miami offered a great opportunity.
Storyline: Dion Waiters Free Agency
Miami Heat President Pat Riley has taken his message of ensemble play and lack of respect to a national audience. In an interview with SiriusXM radio, Riley stressed that the Heat are not necessarily built to have a stand-alone All-Star, but still could have a standout season, based on how coach Erik Spoelstra got this roster core to produce a 30-11 record over the second half of last season.