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It might not โ€” yet โ€” have the online fanaticism and cachet of baseball, but the NBA and its fans are starting to catch up in the world of team-devoted blogs. To this end, Deadspin salutes these modem-addled souls and proudly presents Blogdom's Best, given to the most outstanding blog for each NBA team. There are fewer than there are for baseball, but they're out there, if you look. If you would like to nominate a blog (yours, even) for selection, just let us know at tips@deadspin.com. Today: The Miami Heat.

What we like best about the Miami Heat: Their first great player? Rony Seikaly. Also, the organization has retired two numbers โ€” those of Michael Jordan and Dan Marino. Yes, as far as we know, the Heat are the only organization to have retired numbers of players who never played for them โ€” including one who never played basketball. What we don't like: Are the Heat a verb or a noun? A marked or notable degree of hotness, or the process in which molecules become warm or hot? Or is it meant to describe an intense feeling or passion? We've read the fine print on the back of the tickets, and it's not clear.

Anyway, here are three terrific blogs which should relate what it's like to be a Heat fan. And speaking of passion, we'll see what their takes are on the Shaq-Kobe lovefest.

3. Inside the Heat. The blog portion of this site is good enough to make the rankings. But browse around for other good stuff on the site.
2. Miami Heatwave. Calls Shaq's meeting with Kobe "a makeout session," then dissects the big man's game. Great blog, but we wish they'd post more often.
1. Crazy From the Heat. An excellent Miami Heat resource โ€” homemade look with professional content.