With news that LeBron James of the Miami Heat has received the “Champion of Youth”, award from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. We thought it would be a good idea to show fans some apps available. The Miami Heat is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida. The team is a member of the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. They play their home games at American Airlines Arena in Downtown Miami. The team is owned by Micky Arison, coached by Erik Spoelstra and managed by Basketball Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley.
The Heat were formed in 1988 as an expansion franchise along with the Charlotte Hornets and they along with the Orlando Magic are the only two NBA franchises to represent the state of Florida. Since then, Miami has fielded squads that have made the playoffs 15 out of 23 seasons, captured eight division titles and won the 2006 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks 4–2. According to Forbes Magazine, in 2010 the value of the franchise was $425 million. Here are a few apps that fans might find interesting.
Heat Basketball by The Miami Herald is the ideal free application for fans to keep up with all the coverage from The Miami Herald and around the web. With day-to-day news updates including exclusive reports, analysis and insider information fans have the opportunity to comment and deliver their opinions. This is a free app that allows users to access schedule, scores and team data, league standings and historic information with Wikipedia. Chat with other fans using the chat feature and find out all the relevant news. For more details on this, visit the iTunes App Store.
Basketball Fans – Miami by Brighthouse Labs contains up to date information about your team. Find out exactly what is going on with news on current team stats, game scores and league standings including an in depth look at the team. Communicate with other fans and get involved in great discussions about everything about Miami basketball. Available at the App Store for $3.99 this application has everything a fan requires to keep up to date with current news reports and information.
Pro Baseline Fan (Miami) by Reflect7 lets the supporter view all the news before the game or review the standings. With details on the roster, box scores, player statistics and bios. Take a look at the seating areas at the stadium, learn about the team with extensive details on the history and talk with other fans using the fan chat feature. For $0.99 at the App Store, this is a great way for fans to obtain all the information they need.
Miami Basketball App: News, Info, Pics, Videos by APPBURST, LLC gives fans the chance to follow the Miami Heat with videos, players, dancers, fans and current news from various sources. Available at the App Store for $0.99 this informative application also has Twitter features for NBA fans.
Miami Pro Basketball Trivia by Phoenix Venture, LLC is a fun trivia app for fans to test their knowledge of the team. Fans will get the opportunity to answer a hundred in depth questions with options to pick the number of questions per session and turn on the correct answer section. To make things users that are a bit more competitive can also add a time limit. For $0.99 at the App Store, this is a fun way for fans to test themselves.
Whether it is scores and statistics or fun trivia and current news, apps are a great way for fans to keep informed and entertained. How do you think the Miami Heat will fair this season? Make sure you keep updated and have fun supporting your team with useful applications compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.