Who did Miami Heat beat in 2013 Finals?
San Antonio Spurs
In the best-of-seven series, the defending NBA Champion and Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat defeated the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs in seven games to win their second consecutive title. The Heat were favored to repeat as champions over the Spurs.
What team was LeBron and Miami facing in the 2012 finals?
The 2012 NBA playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association’s 2011–12 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat defeating the Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals. LeBron James was named NBA Finals MVP.
Who did the Heat beat in finals?
Game 7 of the 18th NBA Finals was finished last night with the Heat winning 95-88 against the San Antonio Spurs. LeBron James, Miami’s closely-watched player, also scored the title of NBA Finals MVP for the second year in a row. “This team is amazing,” James said, according to CNN.
Who was favored in the 2012 NBA Finals?
Oklahoma City Thunder
NBA Finals 2012 Odds: Why Oklahoma City Thunder Are Clear-Cut Favorites. The Oklahoma City Thunder are the favorites to win the NBA Finals with odds of 10:17, while their opponents, the Miami Heat, have 3:2 odds, according to Bovada.
What was the Miami Heat record in 2012?
During the season, the Heat embarked on a 27-game winning streak, which at the time ranked as the second longest winning streak in NBA history, and finished with a 66–16 record, the best record with the Big Three and a franchise best.
When did the Miami Heat play in the NBA?
The 2012–13 Miami Heat season was the franchise’s 25th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Why did LeBron James sit out the 2012 NBA Finals?
With the other Thunder players struggling to make their shots, Miami was able to pull away in the end, largely thanks to late-game heroics from LeBron James, Mario Chalmers and Dwyane Wade. LeBron James led the Heat with 26 points, including the go ahead three pointer, but had to sit out during the final two minutes of the game due to leg cramps.
Where did the 2012 NBA draft take place?
Because of their dominant regular and postseason performance as well as James’ individual achievements, this Miami Heat team is widely regarded as one of the greatest teams in NBA history. June 28: The 2012 NBA draft took place at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.