The Miami Heat will begin their NBA title defense next week. It's been a harrowing journey since the Big Three came together in the Summer of 2010. The whole world watched and hated and delighted when they failed to beat the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals.
Then they were forced to eat it hard when LeBron and the boys brought home the hardware in 2012.
No one ate it harder than the national media, which not only fed the hatred but openly rooted for Miami to fail and collapse.
So as the Heat approach the new season, we count down the ten biggest Heat haterz in the media, and wonder how they like their crow cooked: