The Miami Heat are your 2013 NBA Champions. They have now won back-to-back titles. LeBron James came out and put the team on his back as he was dared to shoot jumpers and made the San Antonio Spurs pay. James had 37 points on 16 of 23 shooting from the floor. He was 5 of 10 from beyond the arc. The Heat also had a big game from Shane Battier who was nearly unstoppable from the three-point line as well. He made his first five shots. He ended up going 6 of 8 for 18 points.
For the San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 16 rebounds. For being a 21 year old and in his first finals, Leonard showed a lot of heart and was not scared to take big shots down the stretch. Manu Ginobili rebounded from a poor game six finishing with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 turnovers that proved to be a game changer.
San Antonio fans surely are disappointed that the Spurs could not cap off their fifth title. You have to remember, there were not to many people that though they would even make it back to the finals. You have to tip your hat off to them. They had a tremendous year.
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