Hours before Miami stepped on the court to play for their fourth straight Eastern Conference finals trip, coach Erik Spoelstra arrived to the podium for his requisite pregame exchange with the assembled media.
Then came the sound that coaches love to hear from journos and bloggers, but rarely do: silence. A few soundless seconds after sitting down, Spo left the podium a giddy man. If Gregg Popovich could get the same treatment, that would make him happy.
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