The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 104-87 to capture their fifth NBA championship and deny the Heat a third straight title.
Fueled by the disappointment of a seven-game loss to the Heat in last year's finals, the top-seeded Spurs on Sunday throttled the two-time defending champions in the final three games to take the best-of-seven title series four games to one.
"We remember what happened last year and how it felt in that locker room and we used it and built on it and got back here and it's amazing," Spurs center Tim Duncan said. "It makes last year OK."
San Antonio also ...