By Mario Chalmers
The Miami Heat have made the playoffs, which means fans across South Florida are getting ready to cheer them on as they attempt to make it past the first round of the NBA Playoffs. If you’ve been a fan of the Miami Heat, you should know that it is tradition for South Floridians to celebrate a Heat win by clanking together pots and pans in order to create as big a ruckus as possible.
In an attempt to embrace the pots and pans celebratory culture, the Miami Heat have announced that they will be releasing an official, limited-edition line of Heat-branded pots and pans so die-hard fans can celebrate in style.
The pots also come with built-in noise amplification, so you can make the loudest racket east of the Mississippi
“I’m very excited and happy to see this organization embracing local fan culture,” said Erik Spoelstra, head coach of the Miami Heat. “I can’t wait to see all the fans cooking and cheering in style.”
The collection, however, does not come cheap. If you want the full collection, which includes all of the items in the official line of products, you'll pay a whopping $305.99 However, the pans are made with non-stick, high-quality material, come with a lifetime warranty. The pots also come with built-in noise amplification, so you can make the loudest racket east of the Mississippi.
“I actually pre-ordered one myself,” said Dwyane Wade, who recently was reacquired by the Heat. “And one for Lebron as well.”
The Heat-branded line of pots and pans are now available on the official Miami Heat website as well as the Heat Stores located within the American Airlines Arena and the Dolphin Mall. For more information visit MiamiHeatStore.com/chusmeria.
Mario Chalmers is a staff writer for The Plantain.