All throughout the 2012 NBA Playoffs, players used glasses as accessories, turning the normally-awkward necessity into a fashion statement. As a testament to that, Heat president Pat Riley decided to put on glasses of his own during the celebration following the 2012 Miami Heat parade.
This wasn't the only time glasses made an appearance. Upon being introduced, Heat star Dwyane Wade put a pair on the trophy. Wade looked for the perfect spot to place the glasses, finally settling on the ledge in the middle. Via ESPN's J.A. Adande.
After the players were introduced, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra addressed the crowd. Speaking about the support the city of Miami showed the team, Spoelstra noted how everyone else seemingly counted Miami out.
"People from the outside, they criticized this team. They didn't support this team. They counted this team out," Spoelstra said. "But they never realized how close this group was as a team.
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