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MIAMI -- The Miami HEAT announced that it will host its HEAT Red, White & Pink Game presented by Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida -- an open scrimmage that will include the current 2017-18 roster -- on Saturday, September 30th beginning at 11:00 a.m. The game will take place at Florida Atlantic University, where the team will host its weeklong training camp. Doors to FAU Arena will open at 10:00 a.m.
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The event is open to the public and tickets are available via the Miami HEAT App, Ticketmaster.com or the Ticketmaster App. Tickets cost $1.00 each with proceeds benefitting Miami Cancer Institute. Additionally, there is an eight-ticket maximum per transaction. Tickets will go on sale today, September 26th, at 10:00 a.m. Parking is complimentary.
The Red, White & Pink Game will resemble a regular NBA game with four quarters and a halftime, and will also feature many elements of the HEAT Experience performances by the Miami HEAT Dancers, Burnie and the Xtreme Team. HEAT fans will get a close-up look at the 2017-18 Miami HEAT team.
The team has incorporated the color pink into the scrimmage for the fourth consecutive year in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. HEAT players will be wearing a special edition Red, White & Pink jersey.
For more information on the Red, White & Pink Game, please visit HEAT.com.
About Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida
Miami Cancer Institute offers comprehensive cancer services and is expanding its clinical services, clinical trials and state-of-the-art technology, including offering the first protontherapy treatment in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Cancer Institute, designed to be aworld-class clinical center and research facility, will move into its new spectacular facility in 2016. Miami Cancer Institute is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Childrens Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital) and nearly 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities spanning three counties. The not-for-profit, faith-based Baptist Health has more than 16,000 employees and 2,200 affiliated physicians and also includes Baptist Outpatient Services and internationally renowned centers of excellence. Baptist Health Foundation, the organizations fundraising arm, supports services at all hospitals and facilities. Baptist Health is listed by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America (#23 in the nation) and has remained on the list for 15 years. It was also recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies for the fourth year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute. Visit BaptistHealth.net.