Erik Spoelstra and the Heat are closing in on a contract extension beyond the 2016-17 season, according to Herald sources. His current contract ends after the 2016-17 season.
Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski was first to report.
Spoelstra has a career record of 499-241 and has been to the playoffs in seven of his eight seasons. He is the NBA's second-longest tenured coach with his current team, behind San Antonio's Gregg Popovich. He has often spoken about how the Heat has been patient and supportive with him, in a way that other franchises have not been with their coaches.
The Heat has won two titles and reached four Eastern Conference finals under his watch.