For those like me that go to bed late and rise early, you might be bored enough to care...
First Miami retires Michael Jordan and Dan Marino's jersey. Now they've found a reason to wear throwbacks from the 70's even though they've only been around since 88(?).
But the twist is, they're not even the original throwback.
Check this out:
December 3, 2005 the Miami Heat started wearing the supposed road throwbacks of the 1971-72 Floridians of the ABA.
The problem is, that is NOT the road jersey of the 1971-72 Floridians.
Notice, Miami isn't written anywhere on the jersey.
Not to mention the colors are slightly off
Why retire a football players jersey if you're an NBA team?
Why retire the jersey of a player that never even thought about playing with your franchise?
Why wear a modified throwback? Doesn't that defeat the purpose of a throwback?