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Mavs Fans Beat the Heat

Mavs Fans get a chance to take a hammer to Miami Heat car

By Amanda Fitzpatrick
|  Monday, Jun 6, 2011  |  Updated 6:32 PM CDT
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Mavs Fans got a chance to take a sledgehammer to Miami Heat car in the middle of Victory Park.
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Maverick fans still coping with the Game 3 loss against Miami in the NBA Finals have a chance to vent some steam.

Tommy Vieth bought a car online for for $400 and enlisted the help of the Lincoln College of Technology to paint it with a Miami Heat look and feel.

In less than 24 hours, 30 students completely covered the car in the Miami Heat team colors, logos and star players.  They then parked the car in the middle of Victory Park and invited every Mavs fan to come out and take a swing with a sledgehammer.

"We can't get on the basketball court like the guys, but you know what we can, as fans, come out here and take our frustration out on something like this," said Vieth.

Mavs fan Les Stearman, decided to come out and release some frustration, while making a donation at the same time.

"After last night, felt real good. Definitely worth five bucks. I recommend everybody come by, do it," said Stearman, laughing.

Vieth hopes the idea will encourage the fans to beat the Heat literally with the hammer Monday, and inspire the team to beat the Miami team on Tuesday. 

All money donated from the hitters will benefit the Dallas Mavericks Foundation.

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