Miami Heat Come on the court, and learn a thing or two about the NBA! Presented by: Samarah Cook Project 12: My Favorite Sports Team 5/24/11 Background Information on the Miami Heat The Miami Heat NBA basketball team are located in Miami, Florida and their home games are played at American Airlines Arena. The team colors are: red, yellow, and white. Their mascot is Burnie, a rough depiction of some fire, with a basketball as its nose. The heat were formed in 1988, so they have been around for about 23 years. Heat’s record in 2010 is 58 wins and 24 losses. Meet the Miami Heat Sports Team First Name Last Name Position Joel Anthony Center Mike Bibby Guard Chris Bosh Forward Mario Chalmers Guard Erick Dampier Center Udonis Haslem Forward Eddie House Guard Juwan Howard Forward Zydrunas Ilglauskas Center LeBron James Forward James Jones Forward Jamaal Magloire Center Mike Miller Forward Dexter Pittman Center Dwayne Wade Guard Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, and Mike Bibby’s Stats Players Stats: Dwayne Wade: Average of 15 Rebounds, FG% .500, 3p% .306. (29 years old) LeBron James: Average of 15 Rebounds, FG% .510, 3p% .330. ( 26 years old) Mike Bibby: Average of 15 Rebounds, FG% .431, 3p% .440. (33 years old) Another one of my favorite players on the Heat is…Chris Bosh Player Stats: Chris Bosh: Average of 15 Rebounds, FG% .496 3p% .240. (27 years old) Another one of my favorite players is…Joel Anthony Player Stats: Joel Anthony : Average of 15 Rebounds, FG% .400, 3p% .000. (28 years old) Players in Action LeBron James protects ball from defender. Dwayne Wade leans into defender to take shot. Bosh dunks while defenders stare. Bibby taking a layup. Joel Anthony defends Celtic’s player. Ilgauskas doesn’t even jump to dunk. Here are some highlights from, Dwyane Wade, my favorite player.