What's better than watching the Miami Heat battle for its third consecutive NBA title? Sharing that experience with Heat fans just as passionate about the team as you, while at the same time getting the best possible up-to-the-dribble coverage all in the same place --that's
what. All you have to do is know where to look, and luckily for you, you've looked in the right place, because I've put together a list of must-have Miami Heat Twitter follows for the postseason.
If you're not already familiar with Twitter, now would be a good time to get on that, because it has changed the way fans experience sporting events. I'm not going to try to sell you on Twitter, and I already know what you're going to ask. So first of all, yes, people will eventually want to follow you -- don't worry. And, no, I don't know what you would tweet about; you'll figure that out later, I'm sure. You'll have to just trust that this post gives you a head start on realizing why so many Heat fans make sure it's by their side come game time.
Here I have compiled a list of people to follow during Heat games. It's easy, it's free, and it's a recommended window to keep open while you're watching Heat games on your couch. For those of you who already have Twitter accounts, maybe you aren't following a few of these people, or maybe you just want to straight-up use that list during Heat games. The best part about Twitter is it's sort of like a buffet -- pick and choose what looks good and decide later if it's something you want to continue consuming.
Here is a sampling of the best #HeatTwitter has to offer. Below are 50 accounts you should make sure you follow by tonight if you already aren't.
Also, and you knew this was coming, follow me @Rizzmigizz. Disclaimer: All opinions are mine and do not reflect the thoughts or values of Miami New Times, Mr. New Times, or for that matter, the city of Miami as a whole.
Ethan "Juice" Skolnick, Bleacher Report
Wade says he wanted to call a timeout one minute in, because he was so tired. "I was so happy when Rio got hurt" & there was a timeout
— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) April 20, 2014
Jonathan Zaslow, 790 AM and 104.3FM the Ticket
BAD NEWS for the Bobcats!!
— Jonathan Zaslow (@ZaslowShow) April 20, 2014
Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel
It's as if the Heat had too heavy of a meal at halftime. No one seems willing to work.
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) April 20, 2014
Joy Taylor, 790 AM and 104.3 FM the Ticket
— Joy Taylor (@JoyTaylorTalks) April 17, 2014
Joseph Goodman Jr., Miami Herald
Yes, Boy Band motif was an interesting choice here. Gotta respect the artistic vision, though. pic.twitter.com/XBGNFWe8KS
— Joseph Goodman (@JoeGoodmanJr) April 20, 2014
Jason Lieser, Palm Beach Post
There's a lot of canvas left for Chris Andersen to get more tattoos. I wonder what's holding him back.
— Jason Lieser (@PBPjasonlieser) April 12, 2014
Zach Harper, CBS Sports
LeBron might be sending the Bobcats to the kids' table for the rest of Easter.
— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) April 20, 2014
Mike Ryan, 790 AM and 104.3 FM the Ticket
— Matthew McConaugHEAT (@MikeRyan790) April 12, 2014
Jason Jackson, Sun Sports Heat
— Jason Jackson (@TheJaxShow) April 20, 2014
Chris Joseph, New Times Broward-Palm Beach
Fart bags, this offense at the start. Bags of farts.
— Chris Joseph (@byChrisJoseph) April 20, 2014
Coouper Moorehead, ESPN.com
By the standards set over the past three years, this was such a quiet, even normal, regular season in Miami. Playoffs are more than welcome.
— Couper Moorhead (@CoupNBA) April 17, 2014
Will Manso, Channel 10 and Sun Sports
Golden Oldies bring down the house during timeout. They never get old to fans. Pun intended.
— Will Manso (@WillManso) April 20, 2014
Mike Inglis, Miami Heat Radio Broadcast
— MikeInglisHEAT (@MikeInglisHEAT) April 20, 2014
The Le Batard Show, ESPN Radio
for the love of God RT "@RealSkipBayless: Crazy thought:Pacers fading. Heat struggling. Phil's Knicks gearing for improbable run at Finals?"
— Dan Le Batard Show (@LeBatardShow) March 20, 2014
Kristen Hewitt, Sun Sports Heat
— Kristen Hewitt (@kristenhewitt) April 21, 2014
Matt Moore, CBS Sports
FLYING DEATH MACHINE DOT EXE
— Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) April 20, 2014
Brendan Tobin, 790 AM and 104.3 the Ticket
— Brendan Tobin (@Brendan_Tobin) April 18, 2014
Danny Martinez, Heat.com
Post six GIFs from tonight's game on the new tumblr page. Check it out: http://t.co/JGI0E3CKLq
— Danny Martinez (@DannyMartinez4) April 20, 2014
Tom Haberstroh, ESPN.com
Wall art at Gatlin's BBQ in Houston. pic.twitter.com/Nv09a3YafH
— Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) April 19, 2014
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Heat fans flipping out, with good reason. After all, no No. 2 seed has gone on to win the NBA title since ... 2012.
— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) April 15, 2014
Mike Wallace, ESPN.com
Zach's toddler kids are behind me ragging on Bosh with nursery rhymes, inserting his name in them.
— Michael Wallace (@WallaceNBA_ESPN) April 10, 2014
Jorge Sedano, ESPN Radio
— Jorge Sedano (@SedanoESPN) April 12, 2014
Heat wins make food taste better. Music sounds better. Colors are brighter.
— Silky Bruh Johnson (@HeatBoner) April 21, 2014
will The Miami Heat find a way to win? find out next time on ... pic.twitter.com/tglwCjUWYC
— |James| (@23_mjs) April 12, 2014
— Kristyfer Bosh (@KristyRiff) April 20, 2014
— Adam Smoot (@adamsmoot) April 23, 2014
— Roger Paul (@DatRoroKid) April 20, 2014
— DG (@DanGnajerle) April 23, 2014
/Do Heat rally in the morning. /Take 2hrs to eat Laspadas (Burp) /Go into empty office. /Waste time on Twitter.
— William (@MrBill11) April 17, 2014
— Washed up Frank (@SubstitutePapi) April 20, 2014
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) April 22, 2014
— Fes (@fesnard) April 20, 2014
Guck Josh McRoberts and fuck Radiohead.
— Slim (@SkinnyMcGhee) April 20, 2014
— Hayley Byrnes (@HayloHaylz) April 17, 2014
BIRTHDAY BLOCK! @chrisbosh
— Carie Small (@CarieIsSoVery) March 25, 2014
He is risen. pic.twitter.com/fy6b1TpCfW
— Ted Hill (@tedhill) April 20, 2014
LeBron just gave my balls a boner.
— Ben (@benjam_n01) April 20, 2014
— Penelope (@ipeneIope) March 27, 2014
— Rob (@RobCabrera) March 7, 2014
this lady w delightful boobs cut my hair today and they kept resting on my shoulder but I was too focused on my hair to appreciate them
— fitz (@fitziest) April 18, 2014
— Azam (@AMas92) April 19, 2014
— 15 (@JDigital_) April 20, 2014
Well, congrats Chris Paul, you are the new First Take whipping boy. Skip using all his past Lebron smack on CP3 now. Same quotes.
— Sweep The Leg (@SweepTheLeg337) April 21, 2014
IF UR A REAL HEAT FAN WHOS THIS pic.twitter.com/kNtKbNVfkX
— Jordan⏙ (@jordub) April 22, 2014
— Dori Zinn (@dorizinn) April 8, 2014
i have zero heat fan friends outside of twitter lol it's actually insane
— yelhsa leinad (@XxAshes2Ashes) April 21, 2014
This will be the various stages of me watching the Heat today.. pic.twitter.com/aKv1am2gCI
— GregsAtTheBeach (@GregfromDelray) April 20, 2014
— Gigi (@Mrs2620) April 20, 2014
— FakePatRiley (@FakePatRiley) February 28, 2014
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