The Miami Heat are a team in the National Basketball Association in Miami, Florida. It was started in 1988. They play their home games at the American Airlines Arena. They won the 2006 NBA Finals where they defeated the Dallas Mavericks 4 games to 2 and they also won the 2012 NBA Finals where they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to 1. They also defeated the San Antonio Spurs in 2013; 4 games to 3.