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Erik Spoelstra opens press conference with powerful loss for words (video)

The Heat went 30-11 in the second of the season and won their final three games.

Yet, anchored by an 11-30 start, they missed the playoffs.

How did that feel?

Miami coach Erik Spoelstra left it unsaid better than anyone could to begin his post-game press conference last night, agonizing 30 seconds without a word.

“I don’t know if I’ve ever felt this way about a team before,” Spoelstra said once he finally began speaking. “I don’t know if I’ve ever wanted something more for a team.”

Spoelstra has coached teams to four NBA Finals and two championships.