How you voted

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Miami Heat, we asked our readers to vote for the 25 most influential people in Miami Heat history. Participants voted for up to 25 people until April 17, the day of the Heat's last game of the regular season. Below, explore who readers picked as the most important people in Heat history.

Total Votes

Over 81,000 votes were cast to pick the most important people in Heat history. Here are the people who got the most votes. Circles are sized according to votes.


Most popular person

Over 6,000 individual ballots were submitted, each with a different set of people. Below, the most popular people on ballots submitted, according to what percentage of total ballots they appeared in.

Graphic By: Lazaro Gamio, Adrian Ruhi, Miguel Chateloin