Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • SA 37.8
    • 43.9 MIA
  • Three Point %

    • SA 31.6
    • 37.5 MIA
  • Turnovers

    • SA 15
    • 16 MIA
  • Rebounds

    • SA 50
    • 54 MIA

Game Information

AmericanAirlines Arena
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Coverage: ABC
  • Miami, FL
  • Line: MIA -6.0
Attendance: 19,900
100%
Capacity: 19,600
Referees: Dan Crawford, Monty McCutchen, Scott Foster
6/21/2013 Associated Press

Heat hold off Spurs, win 2nd straight NBA title

LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds and the Miami Heat repeated as champions with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

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Spurs1628271788
Heat1828262395

Game Flow

SA
MIA
0:00 - 4th Quarter

SA

88

MIA

95

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Danny Green misses 12-foot two point shot
  • Danny Green misses 17-foot jumper
  • Tim Duncan makes two point shot
  • Tim Duncan makes two point shot
  • Tony Parker misses 12-foot jumper
  • Manu Ginobili misses driving layup
  • Manu Ginobili makes 25-foot three point jumper (Tony Parker assists)
  • Manu Ginobili misses 9-foot jumper
  • Kawhi Leonard misses three point jumper
  • Gary Neal misses 12-foot jumper
  • Chris Bosh blocks Tony Parker's layup
  • Gary Neal misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Boris Diaw makes layup (Tim Duncan assists)
  • Chris Andersen blocks Tim Duncan's jumper
  • Tiago Splitter misses 8-foot hook shot
  • Tony Parker makes layup (Gary Neal assists)
  • Tiago Splitter makes dunk (Tony Parker assists)
  • Danny Green misses driving layup
  • Tony Parker misses driving layup
  • Tim Duncan makes layup (Manu Ginobili assists)
  • Danny Green misses jumper
  • Kawhi Leonard makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Tim Duncan misses 8-foot jumper
  • Tim Duncan makes two point shot
  • Danny Green misses 22-foot jumper
  • Danny Green makes three point jumper
  • Tony Parker misses 15-foot jumper
  • Kawhi Leonard makes driving layup
  • Boris Diaw makes 24-foot three point jumper (Manu Ginobili assists)
  • Tim Duncan makes layup (Boris Diaw assists)
  • Kawhi Leonard misses 14-foot jumper
  • Manu Ginobili makes two point shot
  • Dwyane Wade blocks Danny Green 's 6-foot two point shot
  • Manu Ginobili misses 22-foot jumper
  • Tim Duncan makes jumper
  • Manu Ginobili makes driving layup
  • Tim Duncan makes 7-foot two point shot (Manu Ginobili assists)
  • Kawhi Leonard misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Tim Duncan misses hook shot
  • Tim Duncan misses tip shot
  • Mike Miller misses 16-foot jumper
  • Dwyane Wade makes two point shot
  • Kawhi Leonard blocks Chris Bosh 's 2-foot layup
  • Dwyane Wade makes 16-foot jumper (LeBron James assists)
  • Ray Allen misses 3-foot jumper
  • Shane Battier makes 25-foot three point jumper (Ray Allen assists)
  • Chris Andersen makes 2-foot two point shot
  • LeBron James misses jumper
  • Shane Battier makes 25-foot three point jumper (Ray Allen assists)
  • Dwyane Wade misses jumper
  • Shane Battier makes 25-foot three point jumper (Dwyane Wade assists)
  • Dwyane Wade misses 16-foot jumper
  • LeBron James makes 2-foot two point shot
  • Mike Miller misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • LeBron James makes three point jumper
  • Mario Chalmers makes jumper
  • Mike Miller misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • LeBron James makes 23-foot three point jumper (Ray Allen assists)
  • LeBron James misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwyane Wade makes two point shot (Mario Chalmers assists)
  • LeBron James makes two point shot
  • Chris Bosh misses 12-foot jumper
  • Dwyane Wade misses driving layup
  • Mario Chalmers makes 9-foot two point shot
  • Mike Miller misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • LeBron James makes 23-foot three point jumper (Chris Bosh assists)
  • Mario Chalmers misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwyane Wade makes dunk (LeBron James assists)
  • Dwyane Wade makes 8-foot two point shot
  • LeBron James makes 16-foot jumper
  • LeBron James misses two point shot
  • Shane Battier makes 24-foot three point jumper (Mario Chalmers assists)
  • Mario Chalmers makes 30-foot three point jumper
  • Shane Battier makes 23-foot three point jumper (LeBron James assists)
  • Mario Chalmers misses jumper
  • Tim Duncan blocks Dwyane Wade's shot
  • Shane Battier misses three point jumper
  • Mario Chalmers makes driving layup
  • Danny Green blocks Mario Chalmers's three point jumper
  • LeBron James makes 17-foot jumper
  • Chris Bosh misses three point jumper
  • LeBron James misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwyane Wade makes layup (Shane Battier assists)
  • LeBron James makes 19-foot jumper

Research Notes

  • James became the 5th player to win consecutive Finals MVP awards.

  • LeBron joins Michael Jordan as the only players to win back-to-back regular-season MVPs and NBA Finals MVPs (Jordan accomplished that feat in 1991 and 1992). Note that the NBA Finals MVP award was first handed out in 1969.

  • From Elias: James became the first player to total at least 35 points and 10 rebounds in an NBA title clinching game since Dwyane Wade did so in 2006.

  • LeBron has scored 30+ points in each of his last four Game 7s, the second-longest streak in NBA history behind Elgin Baylor, who did so in 5 such games spanning 1960-66.

  • From Elias: James improves to 3-0 in Game 7s with Heat (0-2 with Cavaliers).LeBron has a 34.4 career scoring average in Game 7s, most in NBA history (min. 3 games played).

  • From Elias: James totaled 37 points, tied for the most points in an NBA Finals Game 7 win.

  • LeBron is not far off the pace that Michael Jordan set through his first 10 NBA seasons. James has 1 fewer Finals MVP and title, but age is on his side.

  • LeBron James joins Bill Russell and Michael Jordan as the only players in NBA history to win consecutive regular-season MVPs and NBA titles.

  • LeBron James was the primary defender on 24 of Tony Parker's 72 touches in Game 7, and Parker did not attempt a single shot against James. Parker finished the series 6-of-19 shooting against James, including 3-of-11 in Games 5 through 7.

  • The Spurs scored 2 points on 1-of-6 shooting off of Tony Parker pick-and-rolls, tied for a series low. Parker was held scoreless as the pick-and-roll ball handler for the only time in the NBA Finals.

  • Tony Parker was held scoreless on 0-of-6 shooting on his 7 drives and also did not create any points for his teammates on drive-and-kicks. In Games 1-6, Parker averaged 11.5 points per game and 50% shooting on drives, while creating an additional 5.7 points on drive-and-kicks.

  • Danny Green was 2-of-14 on jump shots 10+ feet from the basket in Games 6 and 7, including 0-of-8 on contested shots (57% of jump shots were contested). In the 1st 5 games of the series, Green was 25-of-39 (64%) on jump shots and 36% were contested.The Heat forced Green to drive in Game 7, as he shot 0-of-4 on a series-high 5 drives. He finished the series 2-of-12 on drives to the basket.

  • Chris Bosh was held scoreless in Game 7 and finished the game with 17 touches on the offensive end of the floor, his fewest in the series. Bosh averaged 33.7 touches per game in Games 1-6.

  • Dwyane Wade attempted 14 field goals from 10-plus feet in Game 7, 13 of which were contested by the Spurs. Wade shot 7-of-13 on contested jumpers in the game although he hadn't made more than 3 contested jumpers in a game this series.

  • The Heat had 11 field goal attempts off drive-and-kicks in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, with Shane Battier attempting 6 of those shots. Battier went 5-of-6 from 3-point range on those plays, with the rest of the Heat going 0-of-5.

  • LeBron James was 9-of-20 (45.0%) on field goals outside the paint in Game 7, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range. James attempted 87% of his field goals in Game 7 from outside the paint (49% in Games 1-6), his highest rate since joining the Heat.- James shot 36.7% outside the paint this NBA Finals after shooting 23.9% in his previous 3 Finals appearances, including 17.0% in 2006-07 against the Spurs.-James' average field goal attempt came 18.0 feet from the basket in Game 7. James' average shot was 11.6 feet from the basket in Games 1-6, with a single-game high of 14.1 feet (Game 2).

  • Combining regular season and postseason, this was the 786th game of Chris Bosh's career and the second time he scored 0 points.He scored 0 points in 14 minutes at the Sonics on February 12, 2004 when he was with the Raptors.Combining regular season and postseason, this was the 266th game of his Miami Heat career - and the first time he was scoreless.

  • When looking for somebody to "blame" for the Spurs failure to close out the series -- look no further than the players who put them in the position to win the series in the first place:

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