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Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat celebrates with the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy after they won 121-106 against the Oklahoma City Thunder n Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 21, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Fun Facts From The Finals

Now that the 2012 NBA Finals are over, it’s time to look back at some of the interesting stats and nuggets from the series that saw the Miami Heat capture its second NBA championship in the last six years.

06/22/2012

Dwyane Wade #3 and Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat celebrates winning the Championship with the Larry O'Brien Trophy against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Championship Parade Set For Monday Morning

Now that the Miami Heat are the 2012 NBA World Champions, all that’s left is to prepare for the championship parade.

06/22/2012

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Heat Are Champions Again After 121-106 Victory!

It took around two years, but Thursday night after a completely dominating performance by the Miami Heat, LeBron James and the rest of the Big Three finally won the NBA Championship with a dominating 120-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

06/22/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 19:  Shane Battier #31 of the Miami Heat pulls down a rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 19, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Battier Silences The Haters

Miami Heat forward Shane Battier has pulled off a feat not many athletes can claim in their career. When the Miami Heat hoisted the Larry O’Brien trophy as NBA champions, it marked the end of a long journey for Battier.

06/22/2012

Dwyane Wade at Club Liv after party on June 22, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive Video: Heat Stars Celebrate At Club LIV Championship Party

The Miami Heat white hot celebration went from the hard court, to the street, and then to two South Florida premiere hot spots.

06/22/2012

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Heat Shut Down Thunder 104-98 In Game 4

The Miami Heat moved one game closer to it’s second NBA Championship Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena with a thrilling 104-98 victory in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

06/20/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 19: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat makes a 3-point basket late in the fourth quarter against Thabo Sefolosha #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 19, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Heat won 104-98.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LeBron’s Late 3-Pointer A Defining Moment

Every superstar who looks to cement a legacy and win a championship has a signature moment. Miami Heat superstar LeBron James needed that moment and he got it late in the fourth quarter of Game 4.

06/20/2012

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Heat Look To Take Commanding Lead In Game 4

The Miami Heat have seen this act before and they are hoping for a much different outcome for the 2012 NBA Finals than what happened in the 2011 NBA Finals.

06/19/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 17: Shane Battier #31 of the Miami Heat defends against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Three of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 17, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Battier Keying Heat’s Finals Success

Last summer, the Miami Heat signed forward Shane Battier looking to bolster an already tough defense and hit a key 3-point shot or two in a game. Battier took a while to get warmed up, but as the playoffs have worn on; his game has started to hit a level not even he probably could have expected.

06/19/2012

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LeBron: I Don’t Give A Damn How We Get 4 (Wins)

The Miami Heat stand just two victories away from placing another NBA Championship banner in the rafters of the AmericanAirlines Arena. The Heat know the final two wins will be the hardest of the season, but also know that style points don’t matter at this point.

06/19/2012

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LeBron Too Much For Thunder; Heat Again 2 Wins From Title

The Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title. The difference now? LeBron James isn’t letting his head get in the way of his talent.

06/18/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 17: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat shoots against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Three of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 17, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Calm Thunder 91-85

The Miami Heat needed everything they could get out of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Sunday night. They got that and more as Wade and James combined for 54 points, 21 rebounds, and 10 assists and the team held off a late rally from the Thunder and took at 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals

06/18/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 14: Dwyane Wade #3 and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat celebrate following the team's victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the 2012 NBA Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 14, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat’s Big Three Ride Again

The Miami Heat head back home Friday after a gritty performance in Game 2 saw the team even the series at one game apiece. It was another solid game from NBA MVP LeBron James and another great game from the unlikeliest of heroes, Shane Battier.

06/15/2012

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat protects the ball from Thabo Sefolosha #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Two of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 14, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Survive Thunder Rally For 100-96 Win

LeBron James scored 32 points and hit the clinching free throws with 7 seconds left, Dwyane Wade added 24 points and the Miami Heat claimed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96 in Game 2 on Thursday night.

06/15/2012

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Dwyane Wade, Sr. Says Son Is Banged Up In NBA Finals

With Father’s Day just around the corner, Dwyane Wade, Sr sat down with CBS4 and talked about his world famous son, the Miami Heat, his son’s injuries, and the greatest gift

06/14/2012

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