Reports: Erik Spoelstra agrees to long-term extension with Heat
NBA.com Global on Sep 29, 2019 05:56 AM
FILE - JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 4: Head Coach Erik Spoelstra of Team World practices for the 2017 Africa Game as part of the Basketball Without Borders Africa at the Ticketpro Dome on August 4, 2017 in Gauteng province of Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra isn't going anywhere.
Spoelstra, who is entering his 12th season in Miami, has reportedly agreed to a long-term extension, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Story filed: Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has agreed to a long-term contract extension, league sources tell ESPN. Spoelstra, who had one year left on deal, quietly negotiated extension that's been finalized on the eve of his 12th season as head coach.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 28, 2019
Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports it is a four-year extension that would take him through the 2024 season.
Spoelstra has been with the Heat since 2008 and was entering the final season of his contract. Spoelstra, who is the second-longest tenured active head coach with one team (behind San Antonio's Gregg Popovich), has a 523-363 record with Miami, including four trips the NBA Finals and two championships (2012 and '13).