LeBron James’ decision has finally paid off. After defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 121 to 106 The Miami Heat are the 2012 NBA Champions. This the second championship in six years for The Heat, who won their first title in 2006.
LeBron was awarded series MVP honors and in the final game “The King” had an impressive triple-double, notching 26 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists.
Two years after his controversial depart from the Cavaliers and nine years after entering the league, LeBron finally has the “no ring” monkey off his back.
“It means everything,” James said moments before being named the playoffs MVP to go along with his regular-season award. “I made a difficult decision to leave Cleveland but I understood what my future was about … I knew we had a bright future (in Miami). This is a dream come true for me. This is definitely when it pays off.”
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