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Spurs dethrone Heat, win 5th NBA crown | Game 5 Highlights


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The San Antonio Spurs dethroned Miami Heat to claim their 5th NBA Championship on Monday, June 16, 2014. Spurs avenged to deny Heat's 3-peat goal with a 104-87 victory that wrapped up the series in five games.

Spurs dethrone Heat, win 5th NBA crown


104-87 Spurs win against Heat

Spurs turned the rematch with the Miami Heat into no match at all.

''Hard to believe, isn't it? Manu Ginobili said. ''We played at a really high level.''

Kawhi Leonard was named the finals MVP with 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs. San Antonio added this title to the ones the Spurs won in 1999, 2003, '05 and '07. They nearly had another last year, but couldn't hold off the Heat and lost in seven games.

Kawhi Leonard MVP


LeBron James scored 17 first-quarter points to help the Heat get off to a fast start. But it wasn't enough. He finished with 31 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat, who lost their spot atop the NBA to the team that had it so long.

WATCH: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver presented the Larry O'Brien Trophy to the San Antonio Spurs



Watch: Tim Duncan Reflects on His 5th NBA Championship



Here's the highlights of the 2014 NBA Finals Game 5:


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