One day later, the Heat coach ripped the media and said he was shocked that his quote made the news.
"I think the media can probably take anything I say and turn it into a story," Spoelstra said. "I was shocked when TD [Heat media relations man Tim Donovan] told me about it this morning that it's actually making the news. I think you guys can be a little more creative than that."
He also said that "nobody was whimpering" in the locker room and reporters are "really searching for sensationalism now."
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