Basketball players at San Antonio are the new champions of the NBA, because late last night in the fifth final match they beat defending champion Miami to 104:87 to 4-1 overall in the series.
Although San Antonio celebrated a resounding victory at the beginning everything didnt looked so pink for the host. Led by highly motivated LeBron James, the basketball great.Miami opened the game and had some moments even 15 points clear (4-19).
However, the hosts havent failed to return shortly after the initial shock, and primarily thanks to Manu Ginobili managed to reach seven points negative after the first 12 minutes, 22-29.
By the middle of the second period, Miami somehow maintained the lead, but followed a complete reversal in the direction of Leonard and Ginobili. The first half ended with the advantage of 47-40 by the Spurs and Manu Ginobili till then scored 14 points, but LeBron James shone on the opposite side with 20 points,17 in the first quarter.
After the half time rest, considerable anxiety was great to play on both teams, so in the first three minutes, no points. Then San Antonio slowly began to build themselves, primarily thanks to the spirited challenge of Australian reserve Pati Mills, who only hit four triples. Before the last quarter, the host already had a solid lead – 77-58.
Miami then went on everything or nothing. Chalmers entered the game and Beasley, were conducted several attacks in the series and dropped to -14. However, it was everything the reigning champion. All interested hosts managed quite calmly and without any problems to bring the game to an end and the big celebration in “AT & T” center can begin!
The most efficient player in the game was phenomenal Kavhi Leonard with 22 points, which was also named the MVP of the final series. Leonard in the first two games throw just 18 points but in the third,fourth and the last match played really amazing. Scored 71 points and deserved this big orden he has been given.
This is the fifth title in the history of San Antonio, just as common are Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich and Ginobili and Parker for this was the fourth championship celebration. Also, San Antonio is tied with the Los Angeles Lakers as the most successful team in this century, with 4 titles, and it is interesting that Spurs became the first team to win the title with nine basketball players born outside the territory of North America.