*They got the job done this time.
The San Antonio Spurs have claimed their fifth NBA championship. They beat the Miami Heat on Sunday Night 104-87 to win the NBA championship in five games in a seven game series.
The title comes a season after the Spurs blew a 3-2 series lead and lost the NBA Finals to the Heat in seven games.
Kawhi Leonard Named NBA Finals MVP
*Kawhi Leonard could have been devastated by losing last season’s NBA Finals.Instead, he vowed to get better.
Just think — the San Antonio Spurs’ youngest star (he’s 22) is only getting started. He’s a champion now, with the Spurs beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, finishing off a 4-1 triumph. And after watching the Heat celebrate last season, Leonard was the pick as MVP of the series, accepting his award from 11-time champion Bill Russell.
“Everybody is just living in the moment right now,” Leonard said. “Really don’t know what’s going on.”
He’ll figure it out quick. After all, the Spurs know titles — this one being their fifth since 1999.
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