June 22, 2012
The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, left, holds the the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy and LeBron James holds his MVP trophy after Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Miami. The Heat won, 121-106, to become the 2012 NBA Champions and giving James the title he's sought for nine years since entering the league as the most-hyped player in history.
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LeBron James and the Miami Heat blow out Oklahoma City in Game 5 of the NBA Finals late Thursday night, delivering the championship that the team promised when it was assembled nearly three years ago.