HEAT Dancers to Defend Title in NBA DANCE Team Bracket

MIAMI, March 30 – The NBA has once again joined the bracketology madness with its version of March Madness, the NBA Dance Team Bracket. The Miami HEAT Dancers, who in 2006 took the crown, will defend their title against 29 other NBA dance teams in a single elimination tournament to maintain its bragging rights as the best dance team in the League.

The HEAT would like to encourage all fans to vote for their favorite dance team, the Miami HEAT Dancers. Fans can visit HEAT.com or NBA.com to access the NBA Dance Team Bracket from April 1 – April 11 to cast their votes. Once at the Dance Team Bracket, fans may click on the HEAT logo to view special HEAT Dancer video features and photo galleries. A special “behind the scenes” video of the HEAT Dancers swimsuit and poster photo shoots can be seen on youtube.com/watch?v=3uJ3h8j06Lg. Fans are encouraged to vote as often as they wish for the Miami HEAT Dancers and there is no limit to the number of times fans can vote.

In addition to being crowned “The Most Popular Dance Team in the NBA”, the HEAT Dancers have also appeared on the cover of FHM Magazine, which included a photo spread of the latest swimwear, and in 2006, the HEAT Dancers were selected to participate in the 2006 NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston, the first time one NBA dance team was selected to perform at the NBA’s marquee event.

Notable HEAT Dancer alumnae include ABC’s original Bachelorette, Trista Rehn, Pussycat Dolls vocalist, Jessica Sutta, winner of the WWE’s 2006 $250,000 Diva Search, Layla El, NBC’s Deal or No Deal Suitcase #15 model, Brooke Long and Johanna Gomez, former host of the MUN2 show, Fuzion and current host of CABLETAP TV, Miami-Dade’s Public Access TV Channel.