This is it. No do overs, no two out of three (actually, it was always best of seven). Fans - Let’s root for the home team. And Heat – Please don’t squander a great game 6 comeback. Refs - If the foot is on the line when shooting, its not a three.
And whatever, don’t call me early tomorrow morning! It should be a late
night. Hopefully everyone stays for a celebratory end of a series and
We could see the effects of starting games so late for game 6, especially for
those with children in attendance. National media has been mocking Miamians for
what we have often referred to as “the Miami Standing ovation” – getting up and
trying to beat the traffic rather than properly staying for the end of a game or
performance, including departure rather than staying to applaud the efforts of the players or performers
at cultural events.
Recommended reading: Miami Herald: MiamiHeat fans draw criticism for leaving Game 6 early - Tuesday night. The
early exit revived questions about Heat fans’ loyalty.
Story – Channel 10 News: Hundreds of fans leave early, try getting back in arena - Bandwagon Heat fans show
true colors in Game 6