Heat's Spoelstra named East coach for All-Star Game

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange4 February 2013


The NBA announced Sunday that Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has been named head coach of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star team.
Spoelstra earned the honor because the Heat has the best record in the Eastern Conference in games played through Sunday. The Heat is 30-14, a half-game ahead of the New York Knicks, who are 30-15.
This marks Spoelstra's first appearance as head coach and the second time a Heat head coach has earned the honor.
He coached the Heat to the NBA championship last season.
The All-Star Game will be played next Sunday in Houston.