Miami Heat: Are Heat Fans the Worst in the NBA?

November 19th, 2010 by Justin Eisenband Leave a reply »
When Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James all took their talents to South Beach this summer, the rally at the American Airlines Arena was impressive.

Thousands of fans came to support the free agency coup that Pat Riley amazingly managed to pull off.

But what fans wouldn't?

No matter your opinion of the talent of the Miami Thrice or your thoughts on how team chemistry will influence the Heat's ability to win, every NBA fan acknowledges the excitement of having two of the best players in the league as well as a top five power forward on the court to start the game.

Yet, Miami fans have been simply terrible in supporting their team.

Fans show up late, leave early, and often fail to enthusiastically support players when the team has been struggling.

Consequently, the Miami Heat have rolled out their "Fan Up Miami" program to attempt to encourage Heat fans to be better supporters of their team.

Included in the "Fan Up Miami" program are:

"Fan Up means being in your seat for tip-off...and staying there until the final buzzer"

"Fan Up means standing up and making some noise for your Mia ...

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