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Spoelstra, wife Nikki welcome baby boy

Heat coach misses first game ever

Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra addresses reporters ahead of Miami's game against Houston
Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra addresses reporters ahead of Miami's game against Houston

MIAMI – Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra and his wife Nikki welcomed their first baby to the world.

The team announced that the Spoelstras welcomed a 6 pound, 8 ounce, 19-inch baby on Sunday afternoon.

Spoelstra was not the sideline Sunday for the Heat.

He flew back to Miami for the birth of his first child.

Spoelstra was replaced on the bench by assistant Dan Craig.

 


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