Sports

Miami Heat Fans Have Proven Haters Wrong This Season

They said you wouldn't stick around after LeBron James left. They called you a front-runner. They scoffed at the thought that you might continue to support your team, even if said team was no longer a championship contender.

So far, you've proven them wrong, Heat fans.

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Ryan Yousefi is a freelance writer for Miami New Times, a lover of sports, and an expert consumer of craft beer and pho. Hanley Ramirez once stole a baseball from him and to this day still owes him $10.
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