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LeBron James #6, Head Coach Erik Spoelstra and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 20, 2013.  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Vegas Odds: Miami Heat Favored To Win Third NBA Title

The odds are looking good that the Miami Heat will bring home a third NBA Championship.

CBS Miami–19 hours ago

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 20: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien and the Finals MVP Trophy after defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 20, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Column: James Carries Heat & NBA To New Levels

In the summer of 2010, NBA superstar LeBron James made “the decision” that re-shaped the game of basketball and angered millions of fans and media members. But three years later, it’s LeBron who has risen above it all to become the greatest player in his generation.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat

Heat Hope June 20 History Repeats Itself

June 20 holds a special place in Miami Heat history. It’s the anniversary of the team’s first NBA Championship and could become the date when the Big Three hoist a second straight title

CBS Miami–06/20/2013

Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat - Game Five

Heat & Spurs Battle For Legacies In Game 7

And then there was one. One game to decide the value of a year’s worth of work trying to become NBA champion. For one team, it’s one last shot at glory as the window is nearly closed on a historic run and for the other, immortality winning back-to-back championships.

CBS Miami–06/20/2013

Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs reacts on court during overtime in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena June 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Miami defeated San Antonio 103-100 in overtime to even the best-of-seven championship series 3-3. (Photo by: Brendan SmialowskiAFP/Getty Images)

Spurs Had Title In Grasp Only To Collapse

Imagine being just seconds away from the pinnacle of your career only to watch it slip away for at least two more days. That’s what happened to the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night as the team was less than 30 seconds away from becoming the 2013 NBA Champions.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

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Odds Stacked Against Heat In Game 6

The Miami Heat dug themselves a hole when they allowed the San Antonio Spurs to go up 3-2 in the 2013 NBA Finals. Heading into Game 6, the Heat face long odds of just getting to Game 7, much less winning the NBA championship.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

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Will The Heat Stand Up In Game 4?

Which Miami Heat team will show up in Texas for Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs? That’s the biggest mystery surrounding the game, scheduled to tip-off at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

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Heat & Wade On Cusp Of History

Four games are all that stands between the Miami Heat and joining some of the most elite teams in NBA history. The Heat need four wins to successfully win back-to-back championships for the first time in team history.

CBS Miami–06/05/2013

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 27: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat leaves the court following his team's loss to the Chicago Bulls on March 27, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat’s Streak Ends, But Journey Continues

Unlike Will Ferrell’s character in the movie “Old School,” the Heat are no longer going streaking. The team posted its first loss since February 1 Wednesday night after reeling off 27 straight victories. The loss to the Chicago Bulls isn’t surprising, neither is the Heat’s reaction to the loss.

CBS Miami–03/28/2013

Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat drives against Kendrick Perkins #5 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bosh Ready To Help Lead Heat

While Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is the heart and soul of the Miami Heat, perhaps no player is more important to the team outside of LeBron than center Chris Bosh.

CBS Miami–09/26/2012

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