MIAMI | Miami Heat won on Thursday for the second time the champion title of the North American Professional Basketball League (NBA), beating Oklahoma City Thunder at the score of 4-1, thanks to the victory in the fifth match of the final. Miami Heat won the NBA title in 2006. Miami team took revenge after the last season, when they lost the final in front of the Dallas Mavericks.
This is the first trophy of the career of NBA stars LeBron James (27 ) and Chris Bosh (28 ). James was appointed the best player of the finals, as he managed 26 points, 11 recoveries and 13 assists. Being elected the best player in the NBA season, “King” James has made such a prestigious double success, which has not been managed for nearly ten years.
Before him, the “double” was succeded by nine other players: Willis Reed (New York, 1970), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Milwaukee, 1971), Moses Malone (Philadelphia, 1983), Larry Bird (Boston, 1984 and 1986), Magic Johnson (Lakers, 1987), Michael Jordan (Chicago, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston, 1994), Shaquille O’Neal (Lakers, 2000) and Tim Duncan (San Antonio, 2003).
Going to the finals versus Oklahoma City, Miami Heat past the New York, Indiana and Boston, in the Eastern Conference play-offs.