Where Does The Miami Heat Play?
The Miami Heat plays at Kaseya Center. The multipurpose arena is located at 601 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami, Florida.
The Heat was founded in 1988. In 1987, the National Basketball Association let the team join the league as one of the four expansion teams.
Isaraeli-American billionaire businessman Micky Arison owns the franchise. Erik Spoelstra is the head mentor, while Andy Elisburg is the general manager.
The franchise played its debut NBA match in the 1988-89 season. In its inception year, the team struggled for a while. After former NBA player Patrick Riley joined the team as team president and head mentor, the Heat gained applicability in the mid-1990s.
To date, the Heat has won three NBA championships in 2006, 2012, and 2013. Moreover, the club has won seven conference titles and sixteen division titles.
Miami Heat Kaseya Center Stadium
Miami Heat Kaseya Center Stadium opened on December 31, 1999, after roughly two years of construction period. It was erected as the replacement for Miami Arena.
In the beginning, it was named American Airlines Arena and later as FTX Arena and Miami-Dade Arena. It has 2105 club seats, 80 luxury suites, and 76 private boxes.
The stadium has a 19,600 seating capacity for basketball, 14,447 for hockey, and five thousand to twenty thousand for concerts.
Cuban American singer Gloria Estefan performed on the inauguration day. On January 2, the Heat played their first match in the stadium against Orlando Magic. Miami won the game with a 111-103.
To date, the stadium has organized three NBA Finals in 2012,2013, and 2014. Furthermore, the stadium has been the home of Premio Lo Nuestro Latin music awards since 2001.
Apart from basketball, the stadium hosts sports like mixed martial arts and professional wrestling.
Regarding musical events, musicians like Phish, Shakira, Dua Lipa, Selena Gomez, Britney Spears, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, and others have been to the stadium at least once as part of their tour.
Kaseya Center Seating Chart
Kaseya Center seating chart has 420 sections divided into 1 to 27 rows. Each row has 20 seats.
Among the sections, floor sections 1, 2, 3, and 4 are floor seats. They are added or removed according to the needs of an event.
For the Heat game, in sections 106 and 118, the higher seat number, and in sections 107 and 119, the lower seat numbers are most desirable.
Following are some of the upcoming events being held at the Kaseya Center:
- June 7- NBA Finals Game 3
- June 9- NBA Finals Game 4
- June 15- Miami R& B Music Experience with Tyrese, EI DeBarge, and others
- June 15- NBA Finals Game 6
- June 16- Feid
- June 17- Fonseca