American Airlines Arena
Miami, FL 33131
- All Major Credit Cards
- Beer/Wine, Full bar
- Garage, Lot available, Street
Miami New Times's Description
Besides its duties as home base for our beloved Heat, the American Airlines arena sees a lot of action. The 20,000 seat downtown arena is hard to miss, what with the thousands of taillights from the gridlock it induces or the massive outdoor screen facing the street. Regardless, the arena is where the big names bank. From Taylor Swift to Queen Beyonce - they all pass through, eager to play to Miami's music lovers. So while you'll struggle with traffic hell and overpriced drinks, you're paying for star power here - and you'll get it in spades.
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The 1999 arena, sometimes called the "Triple A," is the home of the NBA's Miami Heat. This venue also hosted the MTV Video Music Awards in 2004 & 2005 & was the home of the WNBA's Miami Sol.
You might think you’re in Miami-Dade County, but you’re actually in Dwyane-Wade County.
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The center-hung scoreboard, also known as "Medusa" because of its tentacle-like appearance, features special changing lighting effects.
The Heat went 30-2 after the All-Star Game this regular season, the best record in NBA history post- All-Star break.
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