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Meet the Cousins Who Turned LeBron James Into a Cubanazo (Video)

The past 24 hours have been a mierda monsoon for Miami Heat fans. Forty-nine states are rooting against our boys. Meanwhile, the national media love to portray us as a bunch of rich pingas in Porsches. Even Chris Bosh (rightly) tore into those weak-ass Lil Wayne-like fans who left Game 6 early.

But what the rest of the country doesn't see on their TV screens are the legions of lower- and middle-class Miamians -- many of them Cuban -- who will celebrate tonight's victory by beating pots and pans until their hands are blue.

These die-hard fans aren't being completely ignored, however. Two young Miamians have taken to making hilarious YouTube videos in which they turn LeBron James and company into the cubanazos. And if the rest of the nation doesn't get it? VPLP!

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Michael E. Miller was a staff writer at Miami New Times for five years. His work for New Times won many national awards, including back-to-back-to-back Sigma Delta Chi medallions. He now covers local enterprise for the Washington Post.