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Video: NBA micro-movie Game 5 -- Thunder vs. Heat

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The Miami Heat celebrate their victory in the NBA Finals after the NBA Finals game between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder June 21, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Miami won the series 4-1. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

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Thunder fans, you may want to avert your eyes. This wasn’t a pretty ending to your season.

But it was a real coronation of the Miami Heat as champions that turned into a rout and a 12-minute fourth quarter party leading up to the win. Miami could do no wrong — LeBron James recorded a triple double but when he kicked the ball out the injured Mike Miller was knocked down threes like he was a decade younger. Miami turned up their defensive pressure, turned that into transition opportunities and there was nothing the Thunder could do.

For Heat fans, it was a thing of beauty. For the Thunder, it’s fuel for next year.