The NBA's biggest celebrity fans

The NBA's biggest celebrity fans


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Jimmy Buffett

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It was only natural that South Florida’s most famous resident would be a Heat fan. In 2002, Buffett was kicked out of a game at American Airlines Arena after reportedly expressing his displeasure with an official’s call. “I told (referee) Joe Forte, I said, ‘Do you know who that is?'” then-Miami coach Pat Riley said afterward. “I said, ‘Do you mean to tell me you’ve never been a Parrothead in your life?’ So that tells you where our officials are coming from. He thought I was insulting him. He wanted to give me a technical for calling him a Parrothead.”


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