Erik Spoelstra on Uvalde school shooting: There’s a call to action

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Tim Reynolds: Erik Spoelstra begins his pregame news conference by addressing the events in Uvalde. “I think there’s certainly, after continued events, there’s a call to action. I think everybody is trying to figure out a way to be heard, to force some kind of change,” Spo said.
Source: Twitter @ByTimReynolds

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Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra opens pregame press conference by addressing Texas school shooting: pic.twitter.com/CfKHRJyctH6:52 PM

Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick
Erik Spoelstra on the shootings in Texas and reflecting on Parkland pic.twitter.com/J4HCWlOcnH6:51 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Erik Spoelstra on the recent shooting:
“I just really feel for all the families…After continued events, there’s a call to action.”
References leaving shoot-around yesterday to go pick up his kids – 6:50 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Erik Spoelstra opens his pre-game press conference by making a statement on yesterday’s school shooting: “I think everyone is trying to figure out a way to be heard to force some kind of change. … I just really feel for all the families.” – 6:49 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Erik Spoelstra opens his press conference expressing his condolences for yesterday’s school shooting. “Everybody is trying to figure out a way to be heard to make some kind of change … I just feel for all the families.” – 6:48 PM

Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Erik Spoelstra begins his pregame news conference by addressing the events in Uvalde. “I think there’s certainly, after continued events, there’s a call to action. I think everybody is trying to figure out a way to be heard, to force some kind of change,” Spo said. – 6:47 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
From earlier — Turnovers not a zero-sum game for Erik Spoelstra, Heat in East finals vs. Celtics. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…5:20 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Turnovers not a zero-sum game for Erik Spoelstra, Heat in East finals vs. Celtics. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… Also: How other No. 1 seeds snubbed from All-NBA have fared; and Heat to also “host” Game 6. – 1:22 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
No Jimmy Butler on an All-NBA team
No Heat players on All-NBA teams
If that’s the case, how wasn’t Erik Spoelstra coach of the year as the 1 seed? – 8:30 PM

More on this storyline

Tim Bontemps: Erik Spoelstra says the Parkland shooting “feels like yesterday.” Said he and his wife, a former teacher, had a difficult afternoon yesterday thinking about that. -via Twitter @TimBontemps / May 25, 2022

Brady Hawk: Erik Spoelstra on Tyler Herro’s injury: “I kinda had an idea when we were leaving that he needed rest and recovery.” On Herro himself pushing to play: “These decisions have to be made by our training staff and the doctors.” -via Twitter @BradyHawk305 / May 25, 2022

Ally Isom, one of the Republicans running in the GOP Senate primary, told KUTV 2News she thinks “Steve Kerr got it right.” “I’m outraged. I’m heartbroken. When is this going to stop?” Isom said Wednesday. “When are we going to do something that tackles the heart of the problem, the root of the problem?” Asked if she would support H.R. 8 as a member of the Senate, Isom said, “I think H.R. 8 has a lot of really good things in it” and that she generally supports background checks for gun sales. -via KUTV / May 25, 2022

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