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Michael Baiamonte is an American public address announcer. He is the current public address voice of the NBAs Miami Heat, a position he has held since 1990. Baiamonte is considered to be one of the top public address announcers in the NBA.

In addition to being the Miami Heat's public address announcer, Michael has made his mark hosting a variety of events for various organizations and corporations as an emcee. Such organizations he has emceed for include Top Rank Boxing, Ritz-Carlton, Hilton Hotels, Nike, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Nevertheless, Baiamonte is best known for being the arena voice for the Heat, and he got to see his team win the NBA Championship in 2006. The Miami media has praised his unique style and creativity, referring to him as "One of the Most Recognizable Voices in the South Florida Sports Market." Michael has also received recognition from national media outlets, such as USA Today, who referred to his "Goooooood Mourning!" call for an Alonzo Mourning dunk as "The best call by a Public Address Announcer."

He is known for his trademark introduction announcement "Aaaaaaaaaaannnnd Noooooowwww Staaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand Up and make some Noooooooooooooooooooooooise...For your Miiiiamiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaat!" Some of Baiamonte's other signature calls include, "Tooooo Many Steps!," "Threeeeeeeee!," and "Dos Minutos!"

Michael and his wife, Natalie, have 3 daughters and live in Palmetto Bay, Florida.

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