Spo named NBA Coach of the Month

Heat win record 17 in March

Published On: Apr 01 2013 03:09:15 PM EDT
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MIAMI -

Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra was named NBA Eastern Conference Coach of the Month.

The Heat went 17-1 in March.

They became the first team to win 17 games in a single month.

Miami also had the second longest winning streak in NBA history.

Miami's 27-game streak was snapped on March 27.

Denver's George Karl won the honor for the Western Conference.