Miami Heat
Miami Heat beat Oklahoma Thunder 4-1 in the NBA Play-offs to win their second NBA title. LeBron James was named MVP in the finals after averaging 28.6 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 7.4 assists per game. Under head coach Erik Spoelstra, the Heat have been driven by the ‘big three’ - LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh – for two years now.
In the play-offs they beat New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics to reach the final. The highlight was Game 6 on the road at Boston. Losing the series 3-2, the Heat produced a remarkable 98-79 victory to go 3-3, James scoring 45 pts and 15 rebounds. They then won Game 7 by 101-88 to secure a place in the final.
Nomination
Year
Result
2014
Nominee