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Every Heat Player Who Had His Jersey Retired, Ranked 

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Updated February 21, 2020 309 votes 90 voters 1.7k views 6 items

List Rules Vote up the best Miami Heat players to have their legendary number retired for all time.

These Miami Heat players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as Shaquille O'Neal and Alonzo Mourning had their jerseys retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest Miami Heat players? This list is only for Miami Heat players with retired numbers. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best Miami Heat players that have had their number retired for all time.

The Heat retired number 23? While Michael Jordan never played for the Heat, they did retire his number for his contributions to the game of basketball.

Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers retired. The Miami Heat players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the Miami Heat players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.

Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Heat Player Who Had His Jersey Retired, Ranked
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Number: 32

Years With Franchise: 2004–2008

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Did he deserve it?

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Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Heat Player Who Had His Jersey Retired, Ranked
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Number: 1

Years With Franchise: 2010-2016

Did he deserve it?

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Heat Player Who Had His Jersey Retired, Ranked
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Number: 3

Years With Franchise: 2003-2016, 2017-2019

Did he deserve it?

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Tim Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Heat Player Who Had His Jersey Retired, Ranked
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Number: 10

Years With Franchise: 1996–2001

Did he deserve it?

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