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LeBron James leads Miami Heat to second straight NBA title

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MIAMI – LeBron James is the King again.

After the Miami Heat saved their season with an improbable comeback in Game 6, James made sure that would be one of the great moments in a championship season as he singlehandedly carried the Heat to a second consecutive NBA title with a masterful 37-point performance, including the decisive jumper with 27.9 seconds left as Miami defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 95-88, in Game 7 at AmericanAirlines Arena Thursday night.

After Tim Duncan missed two attempts from mere feet to tie the score, James came off a pick and roll and drained an open 19-footer for a 92-88 lead. Then Manu Ginobili committed San Antonio’s 15th turnover and James hit two more free throws to seal it.

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