Miami Heat Wins NBA Title
(MIAMI) -- LeBron James and the Miami Heat are on top of the world for the second straight year as the team repeated as NBA champions, beating the San Antonio Spurs in a decisive Game 7 Thursday night.
James, 28, repeated as Finals MVP after he scored 37 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and took control of the game during the final minutes before ultimately prevailing over the Spurs in Miami, 95-88.
The win capped off another stellar season in James' already storied career. He led Miami to a 66-18 regular season record and captured his fourth straight league MVP trophy.
As fans and sports pundits continue to compare him with the all time greats like Michael Jordan, James is not listening to any of it.
"Listen, I can't worry about what everybody says about me," James said holding the NBA title and his Finals MVP award. "I'm LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio, from the inner city. I'm not even supposed to be here. That's enough. Every night I walk into the locker room, I see a No. 6 with James on the back, I'm blessed. So what everybody says about me off the court, don't matter. I ain't got no worries."
The Heat became the NBA's first repeat champions since the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009-10, and the first team to beat the Spurs in the NBA Finals.
Dwyane Wade scored 23 points and won his third NBA title. Shane Battier had 18 on six 3-pointers.
The series clinching game followed Tuesday night's wild Game 6, where the Heat rallied late to push the game into overtime and force a Game 7.
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