By Will Yoder
December 16, 2011

The Miami Heat have given head coach Erik Spoelstra a contract extension, the team tweeted via their official Twitter account.

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No details have yet been released on the nature of the new contract.

Spoelstra helped the Heat reach the NBA Finals last season after posting a 58-24 regular season record with the quad.  As head coach he has led the Heat to 148 wins and three playoff appearances in his three years. He also served as an assistant coach with the franchise when they beat the Dallas Mavericks in the 2006 NBA finals.

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