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South Florida athletes, franchises honor the passing of Muhammad Ali

Boxing great Mohammad Ali greets Orange Bowl fans as he and Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade head to midfield for the coin toss at the Orange Bowl football game between Wake Forest and Louisville Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, in Miami.
Boxing great Mohammad Ali greets Orange Bowl fans as he and Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade head to midfield for the coin toss at the Orange Bowl football game between Wake Forest and Louisville Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, in Miami. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Muhammad Ali died Friday at the age of 74.

“The Greatest” was an inspiration to millions, including several Miami sports figures who took to social media to digitally send their condolences after hearing the news.

Here are a few of their messages:

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison

Miami Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel

Miami Marlins

Miami Dolphins

Miami Heat

Miami boxing trainer Matt Baiamonte

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside

 

R.I.P to the Greatest thanks for all you done for the WORLD ..Way more then a boxer #Muhammadali #Champ

A video posted by Hassan whiteside (@hassanwhiteside) on

Miami Dolphins lineman Jermon Bushrod

Miami Heat forward Luol Deng

Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic

 

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." RIP #GOAT

A photo posted by Goran Dragic (@the_1_dragon) on

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