San Antonio Spurs
Half a world away, Chris Bosh could not escape the frenzy of last week. An offer from the Houston Rockets was waiting. His longtime Miami teammate LeBron James was leaving. For a few moments, Bosh found himself wondering if his days with the Heat were over.
Several collectors participated in an online auction for the Game 1 jerseys worn by Heat and Spurs players. The jersey worn by James drew the most attention, with the winning bidder spending $50,020 to take home the historical piece from NBA Auctions.
Two days after the NBA Finals came to an end with the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA championship, the Miami Heat returned to the American Airlines Arena to have their final meetings with the coaching staff and as a unit.
Tim Duncan conducted his postgame interview flanked by his two children. Someday soon he may decide that they, and not Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, will be his full-time running mates.
A sold out crowd at the AmericanAirlines Arena watched the Miami Heat fall to the San Antonio Spurs Sunday night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
The San Antonio Spurs rebounded from a dismal start to take a 47-40 lead at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, leaving them two quarters from a fifth championship.
The Miami Heat went into Game 5 Sunday night battling to come back after trailing in the NBA Finals.
Early Sunday evening, LeBron James will gather his Miami Heat teammates around him and offer a few final words of wisdom before they try to extend their reign as NBA champions.
If the polling for NBA Finals MVP was being done before Game 5, no one from the star San Antonio trio of Tony Parker, Tim Duncan or Manu Ginobili would have led the balloting.
The Miami Heat travel to San Antonio hoping to bring the series back to Miami.