At tonight’s Miami Heat vs. the Philadelphia 76ers game at the American Airlines Arena, the mascot for the Miami Heat — Burnie the fireball — attempted to somersault over a bunch of other mascots from the Miami area, with tragic results.
Check it out:
When the Heat mascot nearly killed other mascots. Mascot EPIC FAIL https://t.co/PupuzJTebN
— Kirk Gimenez (@KirkGimenez) March 7, 2016
The video is obviously a pretty good metaphor for the March 15 GOP primary in Florida. One candidate will be Burnie and the other two will be writhing around on the ground in tremendous pain wondering what the hell just happened.
Here’s another angle of the failed stunt:
— SB Nation (@SBNation) March 7, 2016
— 120 Sports (@120Sports) March 7, 2016