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Miami Heat Basketball Tickets
After appearing in four straight NBA finals from 2011 to 2014, the Miami Heat became one of the most well-known teams in the NBA. The team continues to showcase some of the league’s most talented players on its home court of American Airlines Arena in Miami. In 1987, many of Florida’s largest cities vied to land a franchise. The Miami Sports and Exhibition Authority eventually supported a group led by NBA Hall of Fame member Billy Cunningham and lifelong friend Lewis Schaffel. They received financial compensation from the company Carnival Cruise Lines where its founder became majority owner of the sports franchise. In April of 1987, the NBA expansion committee made the decision to add four teams with the Miami Heat debuting on the court for the first time in the 1988-1989 basketball season. Get your Miami Heat tickets at StubHub, one of the world's largest online marketplaces for sports tickets.
Who is the head coach for the Miami Heat?
Oregon native Erik Spoelstra is the current head coach for the Miami Heat. He served as an assistant coach for the Heat for almost 11 years until being appointed as head coach. He made his first debut as a head coach in the 2008-2009 season. He is known to be a record book buster, establishing himself as one of the coaches with the most wins in franchise history. He holds the franchise records for victories, percentage won, series won and games coached. He has a winning percentage of .590. He has been honored as the NBA’s Eastern Conference Coach of the Month a franchise record of eight times.
What was the Miami Heat’s record in 2018?
The Heat ended its 2018-2019 season with a 39-43 record, taking third place in the Southeast Division and 10th in the Eastern Conference. This season marked Dwayne Wade’s final season after 16 league years with the Miami Heat. Some have called him the greatest Heat player of all time.
What are the top Miami Heat games in 2019?
If you're a fan of the Miami Heat or just a true basketball buff at heart, you may want to keep these dates open for some of the most anticipated basketball games of the season. Since the departure of Wade, fans are most excited to witness the rookie season of newcomer Tyler Herro, who is rumored to change the dynamic of the team entirely. The Heat will host the Los Angeles Lakers once this season on Dec. 13, and it will be a must-see game as the team goes head to head with former player Lebron James. For the entire schedule and game information, be sure to check back in at StubHub.
How big is American Airlines Arena?
Located on Biscayne Bay, American Airlines Arena serves as a 20,000-seat entertainment arena for the Miami metro area. The venue is known for hosting many concerts, family shows and special events. The arena also hosts the Waterfront Theatre with an intimate setting and seating capacity of 1,000 to 6,000.
Does the Miami Heat have any rival teams?
The Miami Heat is known to have very publicized rivalries with teams such as the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks.
What conference does the team play in?
The Miami Heat competes in the NBA’s Eastern Conference Southeast Division.
Who are some of the most notable players who have been a part of the team?
The Heat is known to have held some of the most popular NBA greats, including Lebron James, Shaquille O’Neal, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. All four of those players won NBA titles while with the Heat.Back to Top
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