2013 NBA Finals: 10 Celebrities Who Will Be Rooting for the Miami Heat

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2013 NBA Finals: 10 Celebrities Who Will Be Rooting for the Miami Heat

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The 2013 NBA Finals are upon us and the celebrity bandwagon is in full swing. As the Miami Heat get set to take on the San Antonio Spurs in one of the most anticipated Finals in recent memory, there will surely be quite the lineup of fame taking center stage court side.

As we have already seen throughout the NBA Playoffs, plenty of the world's most notable artists, actors and actresses have come out to show their support for their favorite franchise at the moment - they tend to switch things up every, oh, let's say year or two.

Whether it's Will Smith sporting a Philadelphia 76ers hat still claiming to be a Heat fan, Jamie Foxx turning his back on the Dallas Mavericks two years ago - there is proof in the slideshow - or Justin Bieber taking off the purple and gold in favor of Heat red, the red carpet is home to some of the most hysterical sports fans.

Just recently Flo-Rida's manager had to be ejected in the game seven Heat victory over the Indiana Pacers and in the same game LeBron James greeted international superstar David Beckham before leaving the court. They are everywhere and so lies their loyalty.

Gearing up to watch their beloved - I'm not so sure that's the correct term here - Heat take on Tim Duncan and the Spurs, here are ten celebrities to count on rooting for James and company. Spoiler alert: Lil' Wayne is not on the list.

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David Beckham

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Like I said earlier, David Beckham graced LeBron James with a handshake as he made his way off the court for the final time in the game seven victory over the Pacers. I have a gut feeling this may be just a case of the fair-weather.

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Jamie Foxx

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Funny enough, this is a picture of Jamie Foxx a couple years ago wearing a Dallas Mavericks shirt filming their championship parade. The other night, Foxx was spotted wearing all Miami Heat gear at one of their games against the Pacers. Interesting.

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Rihanna

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I think Rihanna just took her talents to South Beach in order to make a fashion statement. Fair assumption? I think so.

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Gloria Estefan

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Gloria Estefan has made it clear at past Heat games where her loyalty lies. I'll give her credit for that, although who knows where her heart could lie in a year or two.

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Dick Vitale

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If you do not follow Dick Vitale on Twitter, this may come a bit as a surprise to you. After every Heat win, Vitale is always seen tweeting his praise to the 'King,' and no I'm not talking about Jesus.

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Justin Bieber

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Just the other night, Justin Bieber was spotted at game seven of the Eastern Conference Finals decked out in all Heat gear. This picture was taken last year at a Los Angeles Lakers game with Bieber showing his support to the purple and gold. Maybe this was just to please Selena Gomez, his romantic interest? Very likely.

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Will Smith

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The guy is from Philadelphia and of course wearing a Philadelphia 76ers hat. But, Will Smith has also made appearances at Heat games lately and I guess he somewhat has an excuse due to his hit single back in... 1997?

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Drake

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Two years ago, Drake reportedly sent a text message to LeBron during the NBA Finals saying “Tonight is the night,” attempting to give a bit of inspiration to his buddy. Bravo, it appears we have found a fan whose tenure is respectable in some way.

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Julius Peppers

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Turn away Chicago Bulls fans. Julius Peppers was also one of the fans spotted court side for game seven against the Pacers. LeBron James gave Peppers a greeting as well before exiting the court.

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Filomena Tobias

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Many of us like to call her "the middle finger lady," but come to find out her name is Filomena Tobias. Of course you all remember this image from when the Chicago Bulls played the Heat earlier in these playoffs. I would bet you can count on Tobias pledging her cheers towards Miami in this one.


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