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Miami Heat fans Nelson Gomez hoists a homemade cardboard trophy over his head in front of the American Airlines Arena before game 5 of the NBA finals.
(Mike Stocker, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat fans Christian Carranza and Luis Arzani in front of the American Airlines Arena before game 5 of the NBA finals.
(Mike Stocker, Sun Sentinel)

Miami's Chris Bosh drives past Oklahoma's Serge Ibaka in the first quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James hugs head coach Erik Spoelstra in the fourth quarter with the game well in hand. The Miami Heat won Game 5 over Oklahoma City to win the NBA Championship.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James scores in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade dives for a loose ball in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Dwyane Wade holds onto Mike Miller after Miller chased a loose ball to the sideline in the third quarter during Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Arena.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James keeps his team focused during timeout in the third quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Arena.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James celebrates with Dwyane Wade defeating Oklahoma City Thunder to win his first NBA Championship at the American Airlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James celebrates defeating Oklahoma City Thunder to win his first NBA Championship at the American Airlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James celebrates winning the NBA Championship, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James holds the NBA Championship trophy for the first time in his career, after the Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh celebrates winning the NBA Championship, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat host the Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Arena for game five of the NBA Finals. LeBron James hoists the Bill Russell MVP trophy as Bill Russell lookson at left.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James celebrates winning the NBA Championship, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Heat fans celebrate winning the NBA Championship at the American Airlines Arena.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James celebrates with head coach Erik Spoelstra as the game winds down.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James and Juwan Howard celebrate the NBA Championship.
(Joe Cavaretta, Sun Sentinel)

A Miami Heat extreme team members celebrates the Heat's Championship, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James celebrates the NBA Championship with a champagne bath.
(Joe Cavaretta, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade shares a moment with his kids before the start of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James takes a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha holds his arm during the first quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Shane Battier tries to drive around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka during the first quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat plays tight defense on Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka in the second quarter during Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James looks for a foul call during the first quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant drives on Miami Heat forward LeBron James during the third quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, June 19, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat was hit hard by Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka on a shot at the basket, but no foul is called in the second quarter during Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh tries to stay in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant during the third quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Dwyane Wade looks at his shooting hand after hitting a huge basket late in the fourth quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James passes the ball while being guarded by Oklahoma's Derek Fisher in the second quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James grimmaces in pain after being carried off the court with a leg injury late in the fourth quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

LeBron James is carried off the court late in the fourth quarter with a leg injury or cramp.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami's Mario Chalmers gestures after hitting a big shot late in the fourth quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade passes the ball as Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant guards in the first quarter during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks has to hold back star player Kevin Durant, who was called for his fourth personal foul during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James is fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka gets tangled up with Miami Heat's LeBron James after James snagged a defensive rebound in the third quarter in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's Shane Battier tangles up Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins, who loses the ball in the third quarter during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's Chris Bosh powers his way between Oklahoma City Thunder City's Nick Collison, left, and James Harden during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James looks for a foul call after driving to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's LeBron James is swarmed by Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo Sefolosha, left, and Serge Ibaka in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's LeBron James takes a shot over Oklahoma City Thunder's Nick Collison during the third quarter in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's Juwan Howard and Ronny Turiaf celebrate a Heat basket during the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James gives teammate Mario Chalmers a kiss on the head after having a conversation with him during a timeout of the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's LeBron James looks to get a shot off against Oklahoma City Thunder's Nazr Mohammed during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has a word for teammate Mario Chalmers after he missed a defensive assignment during the fourth quarter in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat's Chris Bosh reaches for a rebound against Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Fans go crazy as LeBron James of the Miami Heat sinks a three-pointer late in the third quarter during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) drives into the paint against the Oklahoma CityThunder's Serge Ibaka, left, in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) blocks a shot by the Oklahoma City Thunder's James Harden in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) has the ball knocked out of his hands by the Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo Sefolosha during the first quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem is boxed out by the Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo Sefolosha, left, and James Harden, right, during the first quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Chris Bosh dunks on the Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka tries to get a shot off against the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh (1) during the third quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh dunks the ball in the final minute of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, right, challenges the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins during the first quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Chris Bosh looks for an outlet pass during the first quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant argues a foul call to official Tom Washington in Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh battles Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka for the tip to start Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Chris Bosh (1) is fouled by the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, left, as teammate Serge Ibaka is at right in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant scores in between the defense of Miami Heat's Shane Battier and LeBron James during the third quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) reacts to missing a shot during the third quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

The Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) takes a shot in front of the Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo Sefolosha during the first quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Dwyane Wade gets a hug from Chris Bosh at game's end.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James gets ready to dunk the ball in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami's Chris Bosh dives for the loose ball as the Thunder's Serge Ibaka comes in at right in game 1 of the NBA Finals
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

The Thunder's Russell Westbrook flies to the basket as Miami's Dwyane Wade and LeBron James seem helpless to stop him.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami's Udonis Haslem gets the dunk in the first quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers steals the ball from Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha during the first quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
(Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem grabs a rebound in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka during the first quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
(Michael laughlin, Sun Sentinel)

Miami's LeBron James draws the foul on Kevin Durant in the first quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Miami's Dwyane Wade drives to the basket against the Thunder's Serge Ibaka.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)

Chesapeake Energy Arena. Miami's LeBron James during the third quarter.
(Robert Duyos, Sun Sentinel)
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