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Miami Heat forward Mike Miller was supposed to be the missing piece to turn the Big Three into full-fledged champions. But constant injuries derailed Miller’s journey with the Heat until when it counted the most in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
For the 2012 Miami Heat, their destiny as champions was born in 2008 at the Olympics and then put into place in the summer of July 2010 when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh joined forces to chase an NBA Championship.
It took around two years, but Thursday night after a completely dominating performance by the Miami Heat, LeBron James and the rest of the Big Three finally won the NBA Championship with a dominating 120-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Four local Army Reservists are among the hundreds of people working inside the American Airlines Arena during the NBA Finals.
With the Miami Heat just one victory away from hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy as NBA Champions, law enforcement in Miami is preparing for what could be a wild party in the streets Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Only one victory stands in the way of the Miami Heat and a NBA Championship. For NBA MVP LeBron James, he’s put last year’s bad performance behind him and is ready to carry the Heat to the title in Game 5.
The Miami Heat fan frenzy is in high gear as their team is on the brink of winning it all.
After a poor performance in the 2004 Olympics, USA Basketball brought together the Redeem Team and won it all. Last year, the Miami Heat, LeBron James specifically, played horribly and lost the NBA Finals. What a difference a year makes.
The Miami Heat haven’t won the championship yet, but only one more victory is needed. So, sporting goods stores in South Florida are already preparing to have the Heat championship gear available as soon as possible.
Now that the Miami Heat have taken a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals, some are saying the series is already over and Thursday’s game will just be a coronation game. NBA history may give that argument some leverage.