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Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:03 pm
Edited on: June 15, 2011 3:08 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young



It was pretty awesome that the Mavericks took their brand new championship trophy to a Miami club to celebrate after winning Game 6. No better place to party than Miami so I guess it was pretty convenient that Dallas just won the title there.

But a couple Heat fans took the Mavs dancing on their turf a little personally I guess. Brendan Haywood was on 106.7 The Fan in Washington DC and explained.
What was the party like in Miami as the Mavericks celebrated in a club?:

“It’s crazy because you walk in … and Dirk was there, everybody was there, Mark Cuban was there. He’s the only NBA owner that would be in there partying with his players, but he’s in there partying with the NBA trophy. … It’s just a great time. … There was a couple Miami fans that didn’t like that we were partying in their city, but hey man, it is what it is.”

What was it like to see those Miami fans?:

“There was some people that when we walked into the club with the Larry O’Brien trophy they were throwing ice at the trophy. We weren’t worried about it, because you can hate all you want to but that night, that was our moment. No one was going to ruin it. Haters can’t ruin your moment.”
At certain moments, that Miami fanbase shows up in weird ways. Like when they chanted "F--- you Chuck!" at Charles Barkley during the Eastern Conference Finals and threw stuff at him. They didn't perform all that well during the playoffs and Mark Cuban even said Mavs fans "punked the s---" out of them, but they got some semblance of revenge. They threw ice at the trophy. Way to go, Heat fans.

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Comments

Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: June 16, 2011 1:51 am
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

So true, if LeBron did this he'd never hear the end of it.  But I guess it's a good thing Dallas won the championship in Miami where the fans are soft and only present when the weather is fair.  I'm suprised they reacted at all.  Could you imagine if a team did this in Cleveland or Detroit or New York or Boston or Philly???  That bar would have turned into a crime scene. 



Since: May 17, 2011
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:31 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

no shit what would you expect fans to do if the opponent brought the trophy around in their city? Could you imagine if LeBron won and would have brought the trophy to bars in dallas, wow the media would have destroyed him but since the mav do it its now "funny".



Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 7:07 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

Ice? It has been like 95 degrees down there. Did the ice melt before hitting the trophy?

Actually pretty classless move to throw anything at the trophy.



Since: Jun 15, 2011
Posted on: June 15, 2011 7:07 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

SO DID LEBRON, SO GO TELL HIM TO  TOUCH THE TROPHY, (OH, HE DOESN'T HAVE ONE) LOL.




Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: June 15, 2011 6:34 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

That NBA trophy looks alot like a WWE Heavyweight champion belt.



Since: Aug 21, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 6:16 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

Nummba mr Ghetto hood rat at its finest.




Since: Jul 9, 2010
Posted on: June 15, 2011 6:08 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

Way to stick up Miami dont let the enemy come here and celebrate like its 1999.  Let them go back to boring Dallas and party in their clubs.  I would've kidnapped the trophy and held it hostage for a handsome ransom.



Since: Dec 18, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 5:01 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

While I think it was ok to celebrate at a public place in a city where you just beat their team, it was pretty stupid of the Mavs to bring the throphy with them. It's almost like you are inviting the Miami fans to do something stupid to them, the Mavs. It's inviting trouble and I must say the Mavs were lucky they didn't start a riot. If that was in L.A or Detroit, the Mavs would be needing a riot police to help them leave the club, if they're still alive by the time the police shows up. C'mon Mavs and Cuban, I thought you guys have more class than that. You beat Miami and LeBron, most NBA fans are happy for you but don't be a punk. I expect the Heat and Wade and LeBron and Bosh to do something stupid like that if they would have won it in Dallas but coming from the Mavs, I'm shocked.



Since: Jun 14, 2011
Posted on: June 15, 2011 4:36 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

Well what esle were they supposed to do, they certainly couldn't throw the Heat at it?



Since: Nov 22, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:23 pm
 

Haywood: Miami fans threw ice at the trophy

got to touch the trophy????? WHY???? All he did was watch the finals....


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