The sideline tiff between Jimmy Butler and Erik Spoelstra has caused some Miami Heat fans to doubt their team’s chances at winning it all this season. It might have shown the real relationship between their franchise star and head coach, a picture that doesn’t look rosy. A recent report confirms this to be true - Spoelstra and Butler have been having communication problems all season long.
A series of tweets from Five Reasons Sports details what’s been going on in the Heat locker room since the Butler-Spoelstra dispute last week. The good thing is that the two have been ironing out their differences since the incident. It turns out that two have been having problems all season long. That sideline verbal altercation was the peak.