The Miami Heat had better not linger in the NBA playoffs for too long.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has one of the most important moments of his life scheduled for July 1.
He is getting hitched that day, he told a source at a Heat-related charity function last week at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Who’s the betrothed?
His fiancée, former Heat cheerleader Nikki Sapp. They’ve been an item for at least four years.
“Spo knows a seven-game finals could go until June 19,” the source said. “He’d have a little more than a week to be ready.”
Few observers expect to see the Heat go far beyond the opening series with the Charlotte Hornets, but the soon-to-be Mr. and Mrs. are already working on the event.
The lovebirds — he is 45, she is 27 — have registered at Williams-Sonoma, in case fans want to gift them a salt shaker or something.
As for the location of the nuptials, it’ll be in South Florida, although Spo wanted to do it at his Hawaii beach house. They’re keeping the location under wraps for now.