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Erik Spoelstra named East Coach of the Month

For the month of December, Spo was recognized with the honor.

Washington Wizards v Miami Heat Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was recognized today by the NBA as the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for December.

During that span, the Heat went 10-5 for the month and they did it short-handed. Bam Adebayo didn’t play the entire stretch and Jimmy Butler missed his share of games. The Heat put on impressive performances by beating the Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks all without Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo.

Spo used Gabe Vincent, Max Strus and Omer Yurtseven — all undrafted players to help lead the Heat to a really good month. It’s the first time he has won this award since January 2018.

Spo has never won a Coach of the Year Award, but this is a good start to that campaign.

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