Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is a father for the first time.
Spoelstra’s wife, Nikki, on Sunday evening gave birth to a son whose name was not immediately released.
The young man’s stats: 6 pounds, 8 ounches, 19 inches.
Spoelstra, 47, missed Sunday’s game against Indiana, the first time he has missed a game in nearly 10 years coaching the Heat.
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Assistant coach Dan Craig filled in.
Spoelstra conducted a film session with his players on Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis and then flew home to Miami after learning that his wife’s water broke.
Spoelstra and Nikki, a former Heat dancer, married in 2016. This is the first child for both.