The Miami Heat are an American Basketball team competing in Eastern Conference Southeast Division of the NBA. The Heat was founded in 1988 and plays its home games at the American Airlines Arena. Miami Heat has won three NBA Championships.
Miami has won over 1,000 regular season games, made 17 playoff appearances, and won 13 division titles, Five conference titles and three NBA Championships. The Heat won their First NBA Championship in 2006. After the success in 2006, the Heat reached the Playoff stage three times in the next four seasons. In each of the three Playoff appearances, the Heat were knocked out in the First round itself. In 2010, Heat signed LeBron James and Chris Bosh starting the Big 3 era of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. The Big 3 led Miami to their second and third Championships in 2012 and 2013. The Miami Heat had a phenomenal 2012-13 season, in which they won 66 matches and lost only 16, including a 27-game winning streak. Some of the team's notable former players include: Shaquille O'Neal, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade etc