League MVP LeBron James pumped in 37 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 assist as the Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in game seven to win the 2013 NBA Championship. Dwyane Wade added 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Shane Battier contributed 18 points off the bench including six 3-pointers.
A difficult loss for the San Antonio Spurs but a valiant effort in the seven game series, hats off to the Western Conference Champions for such a great run and exciting series. Tim Duncan, one of the best power forwards to ever play the game scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 16 rebounds, and Manu Ginobili scored 18 points.
For the second straight season, the Heat are champions again and LeBron James was awarded his second Bill Russell Finals MVP Award. James said:
“I work on my game a lot, throughout the offseason,” “I put a lot of work into it and to be able to come out here and (have) the results happen out on the floor is the ultimate. The ultimate. I’m at a loss for words.”
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