• 601 Biscayne Blvd.
  • American Airlines Arena
  • Miami, FL 33132

The Miami Heat are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based at Miami, Fla.'s American Airlines Arena (opened Dec 31, 1999; capacity: 19,600).

The Heat and AmericanAirlines Arena are owned by the HEAT Group, which is controlled by Micky Arison.
News & notes
1987: NBA awards Miami one of four new expansion teams along with Charlotte (Hornets), Minnesota (Timberwolves) and Orlando (Magic). Miami and Charlotte would began NBA play in Nov 1988 while Minnesota and Orlando would begin in Nov 1989. Lewis Schaffel becomes . . .

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  • American Airlines Arena
  • 601 Biscayne Blvd.
  • Miami, FL 33132


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