Spoelstra floats idea for 100K fans at outdoor game in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has a new goal. He says he wants to see 100,000 at a game. It comes as the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are expecting an NBA-record crowd of about 68,000 fans at their game Friday night at the Alamodome. Spoelstra suggests having a game at loanDepot Park, which is the home of baseball’s Miami Marlins. The stadium has a retractable roof, but a listed capacity of only about 37,000. The current record for the biggest crowd at an NBA regular-season game is 62,046 at the Georgia Dome in 1998, when Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls played the Atlanta Hawks.

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