MIAMI (AP) — Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he's not worried about his job, not even after team president and Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley recently raised the idea that he might one day return to the sideline.
Spoelstra, addressing the issue for the first time Saturday, said he's been assured of his future by both Riley and Heat owner Micky Arison. Spoelstra, who has won 90 games in his two seasons as Miami's coach, insisted "it's been business as usual" as the team preps for free agency and the draft.
Riley said last month he might want to coach again. Spoelstra added that he didn't take Riley's suggestion personally, noting he and his boss talk daily about team matters.