Heat pay tribute to Jose Fernandez with special warmup shirts

Tuesday October 11th, 2016

The Miami Heat paid tribute to late Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez with special warmup shooting shirts before Tuesday’s preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets.

“This was a devastating blow to the South Florida community,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said weeks ago, following the death of Fernandez. “It was a blow to our organization. Our hearts and our prayers go out to his family, their families also to everybody with the Marlins. This will be a very difficult evening tonight so we’re thinking about them.”

 

Fernandez was killed in a boating accident on the morning of Sept. 25 along with his two friends. He was 24.

– Kenny Ducey

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