The Heat had an unusual preparation for this year’s NBA playoffs. While most teams were in their gyms getting ready for the postseason, Miami players travelled to Bahamas for a short vacation.
It turns out that the trip was planned by Kyle Lowry who was granted a permission by the head coach Erik Spoelstra to carry his plans out.
“Kyle met with me and told me what he wanted to do with the team. He had all the logistics figured out and I gave him my blessings,” Spoelstra told Yahoo Sports. “There are only about a handful of players like Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Udonis Haslem who’ve played for this franchise that I know could have pulled off something like this. It shows you how special Kyle is and how much we really respect him as a person and a player.”
Miami is currently trailing 2-3 in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Celtics. Game 6 will be played later today in Boston.