Thursday, June 21, 2012
Despite the many jokes about Lebron not having a ring the Miami Heat are the 2012 NBA champions.
Miami won the title with their 121-106 win over Oklahoma City in Game 5. The Heat won the final four games of the series after losing Game 1 in Oklahoma City.
LeBron James capped off his first NBA championship with a triple-double. James finished Game 5 with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. James averaged 28.6 points, 10.2 rebounds and 7.4 assists in the finals. Mike Miller exploded for 23 points in Game 5. He did most of his damage from beyond the 3-point line where he made 7-of-8 attempts.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in Game 5. Russell Westbrook, who scored 43 points in Game 4, finished Game 5 with 19 points.
This is Miami's second NBA title in franchise history. The Heat also won the 2006 NBA championship.