The Scene Surrounding The 2013 NBA Finals (Miami Edition)

Spurs staying at Four Seasons Miami for 2013 NBA FinalsFor the third consecutive June, the NBA universe has made its way to South Florida, with the Miami Heat taking on the San Antonio Spurs in the 2013 NBA Finals. Miami will be the site of Games 1 and 2 (played Thursday and Sunday nights), as well as possible Games 6 and 7. Those contests will be held on June 18 and June 20 if necessary. is the fan's behind the scenes source regarding the scene in and around Miami and San Antonio, during this season's Final. Below is a look at all of the South Florida doings, over these upcoming days


American Airlines Arena

601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

The Miami Heat's home arena is located in the heart of the city's downtown area. In addition to Games 1, 2, 6 and 7 (6 & 7 if necessary) taking place here, the teams will also conduct practices inside the facility. The arena game court and the Heat's adjoining (in arena) practice floor allow for both squads to conduct their business simultaneously.


Four Seasons Hotel Miami

1435 Brickell Ave. Miami

Located 1.7 miles south of the American Airlines Arena, this property serves as the lodging location for the Spurs, as well as other league officials and members of the media.


Places To Encounter Sports & Entertainment Figures Near Arena & Spurs Hotel

Situated between the American Airlines Arena and the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, the below venues all lie within the Brickell neighborhood of Miami, immediately adjacent to downtown Miami. Brickell is both the financial center and residential high rise hub of the city. Brickell will be full of activity during Miami's portion of the Finals.


The Capital Grille

444 Brickell Ave. Brickell Neighborhood Miami


Morton's The Steakhouse

1200 Brickell Ave. Brickell Neighborhood Miami


PM Fish & Steak House

1453 S. Miami Ave. Brickell Neighborhood Miami


The Shops at Mary Brickell Village

901 S. Miami Ave. Brickell Neighborhood Miami


Mandarin Oriental Miami

500 Brickell Key Drive, Brickell Neighborhood Miami

In addition to NBA Finals related activity, this property will be the home of the Spanish national soccer team, during their visit to Miami to play the Haitian national soccer team.




Places To Encounter Sports & Entertainment Figures In South Beach

Legendary South Beach is located five miles east of the American Airlines Arena, in the Southern section of Miami Beach. Not surprisingly, this area will be bumping throughout the Heat's home portion of the Finals. Below are some of its top destinations.


Joe's Stone Crab

11 Washington Ave. Miami Beach


Prime One Twelve

112 Ocean Drive Miami Beach


Smith & Wollensky

1 Washington Ave. Miami Beach


Nobu at the Shore Club Hotel

1901 Collins Ave. Miami Beach


Lincoln Road Pedestrian Mall

Lincoln Road, between Washington Ave and Alton Road, Miami Beach


The Ritz-Carlton South Beach

One Lincoln Road Miami Beach


Delano Hotel South Beach

1685 Collins Ave. Miami Beach


Fontainebleau Miami Beach

4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach