Miami Heat fans have remained incredibly loyal to their favorite franchise even after the abrupt departure of LeBron James.

After ranking fourth nationally in local television ratings last season, the team still ranks among the NBA elite, coming in fifth in Year 2 of the post-Lebron era.

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Amazingly, the team fares even better in attendance, ranking third among all NBA franchises based on percentage of seats filled behind the Mavericks and Bulls.

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Despite the Heat amidst another rollercoaster season, support remains strong for the three-time NBA champions.

So next time your buddy from New York or L.A. talks smack fueled by “bandwagon” nonsense, show them the numbers.