It comes to no surprise that the general NBA audience either love or hate the Miami Heat. Whether it's just how the team came about or the individual players, the NBA Champions have battled opponents on the court and opponents in the form of haters.
Perhaps it's just sheer jealousy. The Heat roster is jam-packed for next season as well with some offseason acquisitions in Rashard Lewis and Ray Allen.
Being over-the-top could be another reason for all the hate. With "The Decision" being so overplayed by the anti-Heat members of the NBA universe, there was a sudden urge of despise for everything Miami Heat. The Big Three introduction could have something to do with it as well.
The haters are still out in full force, but perhaps have simmered down a little since the Heat have won a NBA title.
Here are some statements that Heat haters still make.