Miami Heat Trivia

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The Heat played in this division during its inaugural 1988-89 seasonThey finished 6th (out of 6)
...and then in this division from 1989-2004Won the division 4 times
...and now play in this divisionWon the division 3 times
Miami's current home arenaSame corperate sponsor name as Dallas Mavericks' arena
Miami's original home arena from 1988-99It has 'Miami' in its name
Pat Riley signed this player to a 7-year/$101 million contract in 1996, only to have the NBA reject it due to salary cap violationRiley finally acquired him 14 years later
PJ Brown body-slammed this Knicks player in the 1997 playoffs, resulting in a bench-clearing brawl1993 Heisman Trophy QB
Alonzo Mourning got into a fist-fight with this Knicks player in the 1998 playoffs, resulting in a suspension for the decisive game 7 (which the Heat lost)Also, a former teammate in Charlotte
...and the coach that hung onto his leg?Hilarious
He scored the game-winning basket (for the Knicks) against the Heat with 0.8 seconds left in game 5 of the 1999 playoffsCurrent Knicks Assistant GM
He passed up on the last shot in the 2000 playoffs in the game 7 loss against the KnicksSubsequently traded to Charlotte, currently an ESPN analyst
...and he was the one that took the final shotHis first name is Clarence (no relation to Theresa)
The Heat signed two 7-year max contracts in the 2000 offseason. They were...Returned in 2007 after a buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies
and...Retired in 2006
...but prior to the start of the 2000-01 season, Alonzo Mourning was diagnosed with this ailment, causing him to miss the first five months of the seasonEventually required a transplant
He was voted as a starter for the 2001 NBA All-Star gameHis 6th All-Star appearance
...although this player was the Heat's lone participant in the gamePreviously played for Riley with the Knicks
In 2003, he forgot to opt-in for his final year ($4.1 million) of his contractUndrafted PG out of Hawaii
...unexpectingly freeing up enough cap space to allow the Heat to sign this restricted free agent to an offer sheet...and was matched by the L.A. Clippers within the 15-day period
...and then signing this restricted free agent to an offer sheet...which was not matched
...who was then traded in 2004 with Brian Grant and Caron Butler for this playerPromised to bring a championship
...and delivered on that promise in 2006 with a win over this team in the NBA FinalsCoached by Avery Johnson
...and this player was selected as the MVP of that seriesAveraged 34.7 PPG
In 2003 NBA draft, Miami drafted Wade and this player in the second round33rd overall
He was Miami's 2008 draft pick with with the #2 overallNo relation
He was Miami's 2002 draft pick in the second round (53rd overall)Wore #45 with the Heat
...and their first round draft pick that year (10th overall)No relation
Ron Rothelstein beat out this hall of fame coach for the vacant head coaching position for Miami's inaugural 1988-89 seasonRecently resigned from a team he coached for 23 years
He was the first former Heat player to become a head coach in the NBAMilwaukee Bucks (2003-05) and Phoenix Suns (2008-09)
...and he was technically the second, although with the interim tag for the Portland Trail Blazers in 2005Portland's GM from 2007-10, fired an hour before the 2010 draft
...and he became the third, albeit with the burdon of replacing the hall of fame coach mentioned earlierPlayed SF for the Heat in 1996
Miami has four All-Star Weekend 3-Point Shootout Winners. They are:1995 Winner
and...2007 & 2008 Winner
and...2009 Winner
and finally...2011 Winner

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Created Feb 24, 2011ReportNominate
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