miami heat players & kids

Miami Heat stand with their children in a moment of silence before a game against the Washington Wizards Saturday night, December 15, 2012.

*The country is still paralyzed with deep emotion over the many children that died in Newtown, Connecticut, Friday.

But since the professional sports world was expected to be business as usual, they took it upon themselves to let them know they are gone, but not forgotten.

The Miami Heat went up against the Washington Wizards in Miami beating them 102-72, but the win came second to the recognition the team gave to Newtown’s victims.

Both LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have children around the ages of the victims and, just as most parents, they were deeply impacted by the tragedy.

James and Wade decided to have a moment of silence on the court before starting the game and both of them, (more…)