With LeBron on Horizon, Miami Heat Season Tickets Sell Out Overnight
Fans of the Miami Heat are not waiting to see if LeBron James joins Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in South Beach.
The Miami Herald reported that "no tickets were available for the 2010-2011 season on the team's website as of 11:15 a.m. Thursday." The report said that just hours earlier there were a few season tickets in the lower bowl for $6,000 a piece, but those were gobbled up in anticipation of the formation of a megateam.
The team has held back a few single-game tickets for the public, though it's likely those will be gone quickly as well, the report said.
According to the Herald, fans attempting to buy season tickets on the team's website Wednesday -- before the LeBron rumors picked up further steam -- were greeted by an error message that read, "Due to an overwhelming demand, we cannot process your request at this time. Please call 786.777.HOOP to purchase your 2010-2011 season tickets.''
Wade and Bosh announced Wednesday that they will team up together in Miami, which also hopes to land James. The King will announce his decision in a live one-hour special at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Heat are the frontrunners; Cleveland, New York, Chicago, New Jersey and, yes, the Los Angeles Clippers are holding their collective breath.
One thing is for sure, a statement neither said nor written much during this three-ring circus, LeBron will be the hottest ticket in whichever town he chooses.