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Floyd Mayweather: Miami Heat Show Their Love

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 17:  Floyd Mayweather Jr. is carried in the ring by CEO of Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe as they celebrate Mayweather's fourth-round knockout of Victor Ortiz to win the WBC welterweight title September 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Reservoir GodCorrespondent IISeptember 19, 2011

If you're not down with Floyd Mayweather, then you're not a real Miami Heat fan.

If you don't follow the Heat players on Twitter, then you probably don't know they're all fans of the best boxer alive, Floyd "Money" Mayweather. The Philadelphia 76ers' starting center, Spencer Hawes aka "Breakfast", pointed this out on Twitter after Mayweather's 4th round knockout of WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on Saturday night.

From: @MIA_Heat_Index
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 11:57 a.m.

#HeatShitList RT @spencerhawes00: Weird all the heat are condoning mayweather's bush league shots

Maybe the Heat players like Mayweather because they identify with an elite athlete. Or, maybe they identify with an athlete that's hated as much as they are, just for being himself. No matter what the reason is, the Miami Heat are down with the Money Team, as the tweets listed below indicate.

From: @DwyaneWade (Dwyane Wade)
Sent: Sept. 17, 2011 1:38 a.m.

@floydmayweather all day..


From: @DwyaneWade
Sent: Sept. 17, 2011 9:25 p.m.

About to watch "laugh at my pain"-Ortiz vs Money Mayweather that is..L2MS to the people that thinks mayweather will lose..


From: @mchalmers15 (Mario Chalmers)
Sent: Sept. 17, 2011 10:31 p.m.

I see alot of the Kansas fans are going wit the hometown kid. I don't kno if I can do that. I gotta go wit the homie money mayweather


From: @KingJames (LeBron James)
Sent: Sept. 17, 2011 11:22 p.m.

0-2 so far today for me. Stil got @FloydMayweather left though.


From: @mchalmers15
Sent: Sept. 17, 2011 11:59 p.m.

Ok I see Ortiz shorts wit the KU sign on them (pause). Shoutout to all the jayhwak fans out there


From: @PUN45 (Dexter Pittman)
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 12:11 a.m.

God damn. That's what his @$$ get for head butting. Its ovvvverrrrr now.


From: @PUN45
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 12:14 a.m.

#Rookie Mistake keep ya guard up.


From: @KingJames
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 12:15 a.m.

Get him out of here man!! It's a wrap #moneymayweather


From: @mchalmers15
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 12:17 a.m.

That's Wat he get for head butt man. That's all she wrote lol

From: @DwyaneWade
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 12:26 a.m.

In the words of the Great Mark Jackson.."Hands down-Man down..MaMa there goes that Man..#Mayweather


From: @KingJames
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 12:32 a.m.

RT @DwyaneWade: In the words of the Great Mark Jackson.."Hands down-Man down..MaMa there goes that Man..#Mayweather(No doubt!!)


From: @DwyaneWade
Sent: Sep 18, 2011 1:13 a.m.

Dan rafael- Smart smart man [Reservoirgod note: Rafael scored the fight 4-0 Mayweather]

From: @DwyaneWade
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 1:16 a.m.

Ortiz is gonna go to Mayweather after party and apologize all night-like the saying goes-don't bite the hand that feeds you..

From: @DwyaneWade
Sent: Sept. 18, 2011 1:20 a.m.

I use to think boxing at 34 was ill..this fight alone he made atleast 34 mil..haha

From: @DwyaneWade
Sent: Sep 18, 2011 1:21 a.m.

"@BADMANMIKE: Floyd walked in with 50 Cent and left with 50 million"(genius)


From: @PUN45
Sent: Sep 18, 2011 2:02 a.m.

Man Money son Ortiz I'm still trippen.


From: @PUN45
Sent: Sep 18, 2011 8:44p

In Marc Jackson Voice Hand down man down. Ortiz lost fair and square.

Since the Heat are down with Mayweather, anybody hating on him will be added to the Heat $#!t List. If you're a Heat fan and you see someone on the Internet hating on Mayweather, then send a tweet with the hashtag to @MIA_Heat_Index or leave a comment on this blog with a link it.

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