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Erik Spoelstra Visits Butch Jones at Tennessee Football Practice (Photos)

by Mark Gunnels | Posted on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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Erik Spoelstra visits Tennessee practice.


Not quite sure how this connection happened but Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and head coach of the Tennessee Vols Butch Jones are friends. Jones claims their friendship goes back a couple of years.

The 2-time NBA champion was invited to Vols practice for inspirational purposes. Spoelstra met with the team Wednesday afternoon. The players left wearing T-shirts that read “Championship Wednesday” which featured logos of Tennessee and the Heat.

Erik Spoelstra greets Butch Jones.

Erik Spoelstra speaks to the Vols team.

Erik Spoelstra walks off with Butch Jones.


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