Monday night was a good night for the Miami Heat, its fans, and sports bettors as they Heat won against the Utah Jazz 119-115 in Florida. When you get into the bookie business and will be in the process of opening a sportsbook, keeping track of the latest sports news, and sports stats are important. And not just with the score, such as that of the Heat and the Jazz. The coaching staff can be just as important, as they are the driving force behind each team you see in the league. And Erik Spoelstra makes NBA history as one of the best coaches in the league.
The win that the Heat made was not just a popular win at many a sports betting software. It also marks head coach’s Spoelstra’s 697th win, which boosts him to the 20th all time highest wins for head coaches. Before the team won, he was tied with Red Holzman at 696. Now that he has moved a win further, his next tie will be at 707, against John MacLeod.
Erik Spoelstra Makes NBA History with 697 Games Won
Spoelstra’s achievement also points not just at his amazing skill, but also tells us that the team he is managing will most likely be a well-oiled machine. He has been the head coach of the Heat for the past 15 seasons. He won 2 NBA Championships, and has been in the Finals for 5 times. This kind of success is something bookies who use a sportsbook pay per head software follow.
Looking further at his numbers, his win-loss is at 697-486 over 1,183 regular season games. As for playoff games, he is 161-96. He is also the longest-tenured head coach in the NBA aside form Gregg Popovich. Popovich holds the top spot, with 1,361 wins in the league. As for the Heat, they are now 37-33 in 70 games, putting them at the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference.