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Will Basketball Overtake Football in Miami?

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by PS17, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. PS17

    PS17 NYJ 2010!!!

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    What are your thoughts, Dolphins fans?

    The Heat are easily the most popular team now on South Beach.
     
  2. Ronnie Bass

    Ronnie Bass Luxury Box Luxury Box

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    Are you basing this on what study now?
     
  3. Desides

    Desides Well-Known Member

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    So much for your posts in the Heat offseason thread. :lol:

    It's a close call. South Florida loves them some Dolphins, but the Heat are now a juggernaut. Let's wait and see what happens after both teams start their seasons.
     
  4. MikeHoncho

    MikeHoncho -=| Censored |=-

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    Nope.
     
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  5. mor911

    mor911 pooping

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    No, never. I'm always a Dolphins fan over anything
     
  6. PS17

    PS17 NYJ 2010!!!

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    Not really. They had to suspend season ticket sales.
     
  7. alen1

    alen1 New Member

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    I don't think so. If they win a championship or two, I think they'd make a run at it but I think in the end, it's still all about football.
     
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  8. Desides

    Desides Well-Known Member

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    The correct phrase is "sold out."

    Interesting fact: Jay-Z, he of the future Brooklyn Nets, paid $900k for two courtside Heat season tickets.
     
  9. PS17

    PS17 NYJ 2010!!!

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    What about the Marlins? :chuckle:
     
  10. PS17

    PS17 NYJ 2010!!!

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    Good for him. I don't care. He owns like 1% of the team; he can do what he wants.
     
  11. Desides

    Desides Well-Known Member

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    The Marlins will still draw huge TV ratings every night but will be held back by Bozo the Art Clown. Nice try at trolling, though.
     
  12. finyank13

    finyank13 Reality Check

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    Not for me, Dolphins are my passion bro, and beating up on the Jets 2x a year is A) a given, and B) better than than championship the Heat win.....

    nevermind Miami winning the SB, thats a whole other level....
     
  13. jupiterfin

    jupiterfin Mild Irritant

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    The Marlins that consistently beat the Mets, or the Marlins that won their second World Series by beating the Yanks?

    Just trying to clarify :pointlol:
     
  14. PS17

    PS17 NYJ 2010!!!

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    WTF is your problem...it was a joke.

    Baseball sucks.
     
  15. finyank13

    finyank13 Reality Check

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    Yanks fans dont recognize or believe that happen hahahah, ditto with the Diamondbacks...:lol:
     
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  16. Ronnie Bass

    Ronnie Bass Luxury Box Luxury Box

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    That's it?? Pretty weak man. I also think you starting this thread is borderline trolling.


    There are very few cities where the basketball team is more popular than the football team, I can think of maybe two and one of them - Detroit - is because the team has been god awful for so long.
     
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  17. PS17

    PS17 NYJ 2010!!!

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    Sorry if you thought I was trolling by starting this thread. I wasn't intending to at all.

    I just wanted to see your thoughts on the current Miami sports scene. It has changed a LOT in the past year.
     
  18. jupiterfin

    jupiterfin Mild Irritant

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    New York fans are in for a long season of sports. Jets aren't gonna live up to the hype, Knicks won't be able to keep up, Giants will underachieve, Mets are mediocre at best. Looks like the Yanks are the only bright spot.

    Delusion is easy.
     
  19. finyank13

    finyank13 Reality Check

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    My brother-in-law is from right outside of Detroit, he would disagree with you...they LOVE football in Detroit, go look at the attendance....they bang that joint out like crazy....45K+ every game to watch that???...that my friend are what I call fans...
     
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  20. Ronnie Bass

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    Good, that just strengthens my argument because the only city I can think of where an NBA team is more popular than the NFL is Boston and I am not sure about that either.

    The other possibility is in Phoenix but that might not be the case anymore since the rise of late of the Cardinals.

    To think the Heat could ever overtake the Dolphins is just plain silly, I just don't see it happening.
     
  21. steveincolorado

    steveincolorado Spook, Storme & Pebbles

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    Maybe someday New York will get a NFL team:shifty:
     
  22. AbideN703

    AbideN703 Yes, I'd hit it

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    Not to me. I couldn't care less about what the Heat do.
     
  23. Caps

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    High tide raises all boats
     
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  24. Ronnie Bass

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    We got two of them in New Jersey! Maybe if we are nice we will share them with New York. :lol:
     
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  25. Killerphins

    Killerphins The Finger

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    the heat will fall on their faces
    they have three stars which equals crowded and no one else
    will wade be the leader so lebron plays second fiddle. that won't happen
     
  26. finyank13

    finyank13 Reality Check

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    thats before or after the Yankees win number 28??
     
  27. Ohio Fanatic

    Ohio Fanatic Twuaddle or bust Club Member

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    No way. Living in Boston, the locals are interested in the celtics only when the patsies aren't playing. Same thing will happen on miami
     
  28. MikeHoncho

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    Yeah, they'll probably fall face-first right into all that red/black confetti next June.
     
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  29. finyank13

    finyank13 Reality Check

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    they are getting Miller too, the kid is legit....I think the Heat steam roll everybody but Orlando, the Celts are old and crafty, but with wilt in the end...
     
  30. Tin Indian

    Tin Indian Rockin' The Bottom End Club Member

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    The Heat will get a short term bounce, but Miami is a football town.
     
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  31. rafael

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    IMO the Dolphins will always be the top team just b/c football is king. The Marlins have been more successful than the Dolphins over the last decade and they are still a blip compared to the Dolphins. At best, the Heat becomes equally relevant during their season as long as they are winning. Otherwise they will always be second. That doesn't mean irrelevant or anything. It just means second.
     
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  32. Rocky Raccoon

    Rocky Raccoon Greasepaint Ghost Staff Member

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    The Dolphins will always own Miami. The Heat have stepped up and basketball will be more interesting now there but it's still a football town by a long shot.
     
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  33. rafael

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    That is a ridiculous and uninformed comment. The roster as it stands now:

    PG: James/ Chalmers
    SG: Wade
    SF: Miller/ Butler
    PF: Bosh/ Varnado
    C: Anthony/ Pittman

    They should be able to retain Haslem and Wright under the Bird rights. And players like Raja Bell, Shaq, Varejo, Brad Miller and a host of others are reportedly willing to play for the minimum just to be on the team.
     
  34. Rocky Raccoon

    Rocky Raccoon Greasepaint Ghost Staff Member

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    No, it hasn't though. Football and the Dolphins are still king, and always will be. Basketball will now be more popular there, but it won't come close to football.
     
  35. Killerphins

    Killerphins The Finger

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    the heat is now officially overrated. :up:
     
  36. JimToss

    JimToss Thank You Chad Pennington

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    Football rules every city it is present in.
     
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  37. Ohio Fanatic

    Ohio Fanatic Twuaddle or bust Club Member

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    yeah, that hasn't been true since Larry Bird played in the garden. honestly, I think teh Boston fans love seeing the Celtics win, but they aren't attached to the team since Ray Allen and Garnett spent their whole careers elsewhere.
     
  38. dolfan32323

    dolfan32323 ty xphinfanx

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    Football town, but the 2 can coexist.

    Actually, make that the 3 can coexist. Marlins are due for another World Series in the near future!
     
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  39. jupiterfin

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    You cannot be serious.
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  40. NJFINSFAN1

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    Listen to Sid on WFAN were we?

    No, I don't think so, football is one day a week, basketball is a few days a week. Sundays will still be football.

    As they say, win and they shall come.

    Personally, I think the Heat will be a bust, I don't see it working.
     

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