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2012 NBA Finals: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat


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  1. 1. Who will win?

    • Oklahoma City Thunder
    • Miami Heat

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[size=6][b][2] Oklahoma City Thunder (47-19)[/b][/size]

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[b]PG-#0 Russell Westbrook[/b]
[i]UCLA '08[/i]
6'3 190 lbs
21.7 PPG 5.1 RPG 5.6 APG 1.7 SPG

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[b]SG-#2 Thabo Sefolosha[/b]
[i]Switzerland '06[/i]
6'7 215 lbs
5.5 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.4 APG 36.8 3PT%

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[b]SF-#35 Kevin Durant[/b]
[i]Texas '07[/i]
6'9 235 lbs
27.8 PPG 7.9 RPG 4.2 APG 50.5 FG% 36.4 3PT%

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[b]PF-#9 Serge Ibaka[/b]
[i]Congo '08[/i]
6'10 235 lbs
10.7 PPG 5.9 RPG 3.2 BPG

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[b]C-#5 Kendrick Perkins[/b]
[i]Clifton J. Ozen HS '05 (Beaumont, TX)[/i]
6'10 275 lbs
4.7 PPG 6.0 RPG

[size=3][b]BENCH[/b][/size]
PG-#37 Derek Fisher
SG-#14 Daequan Cook
SF-#13 James Harden
PF-#4 Nick Collison
C-#8 Nazr Mohammed

[size=3][b]HEAD COACH[/b][/size]
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Scott Brooks

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[size=6][b][2] Miami Heat (46-20)[/b][/size]

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[b]PG-#15 "Rio" Chalmers[/b]
[i]Kansas '08[/i]
6'2 190 lbs
11.6 PPG 3.9 RPG 3.9 APG 36.2 3PT%

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[b]SG-#3 Dwyane "Flash" Wade[/b]
[i]Marquette '03[/i]
6'4 220 lbs
22.9 PPG 5.0 RPG 4.1 APG 1.7 SPG 1.3 BPG 47.0 FG%

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[b]SF-#6 LeBron "King" James[/b]
[i]St. Vincent-St. Mary HS '03 (Akron, OH)[/i]
6'8 260 lbs
30.8 PPG 9.6 RPG 5.1 APG 1.9 SPG 50.8 FG%

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[b]PF-#31 Shane Battier[/b]
[i]Duke '01[/i]
6'8 225 lbs
5.7 PPG 3.2 RPG 32.1 3PT%

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[b]C-#1 Chris Bosh[/b]
[i]Georgia Tech '03[/i]
6'11 235 lbs
13.7 PPG 6.9 RPG 52.3 FG% 62.5 3PT%

[size=3][b]BENCH[/b][/size]
PG-#30 Norris Cole
SG-#13 Mike Miller
SF-#22 James Jones
PF-#50 Joel Anthony
PF-#40 Udonis Haslem
C-#21 Ronny Turiaf

[size=3][b]HEAD COACH[/b][/size]
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Erik Spoelstra

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This is the matchup we all wanted to see. Miami Heat vs. OKC Thunder. LeBron vs. Durant. I think this will be a great Finals. That being said, the clear favorite for this Finals is the OKC Thunder. They have been on a tear out west, have had a few days off, have the better coach, and have homecourt advantage. At times the Thunder look unstoppable, and I think this Finals is theirs to lose. Despite that, I'm gonna take the UNDERDOG Heat to win this one in 6 great games. The Heat's only chance is if LeBron, Wade, & Bosh bring their A games and get consistent contributions from the Heat supporting cast of Battier, Miller, and Chalmers. LeBron haters shouldnt expect a bad Finals from him this go round, he's been dominating all playoffs and has no excuses this year. I cant wait for this one to tip off Tuesday night in OKC!

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[quote name='King Taharqa' timestamp='1339325765' post='1797370']
This is the matchup we all wanted to see. Miami Heat vs. OKC Thunder. LeBron vs. Durant. I think this will be a great Finals. That being said, the clear favorite for this Finals is the OKC Thunder. They have been on a tear out west, have had a few days off, have the better coach, and have homecourt advantage. At times the Thunder look unstoppable, and I think this Finals is theirs to lose. Despite that, I'm gonna take the UNDERDOG Heat to win this one in 6 great games. The Heat's only chance is if LeBron, Wade, & Bosh bring their A games and get consistent contributions from the Heat supporting cast of Battier, Miller, and Chalmers. [B]LeBron haters shouldnt expect a bad Finals from him this go round, he's been dominating all playoffs and has no excuses this year.[/B] I cant wait for this one to tip off Tuesday night in OKC!
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....just bookmarking this KT quote for future reference

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Durant wins his 1st NBA Championship & LeBron loses his 3rd.



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If Im Durant and the Thunder Im nervous as hell SNO is picking me to win after being so sure Boston would beat Miami. Dude is always wrong. LOL

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[quote name='King Taharqa' timestamp='1339329844' post='1797381']
If Im Durant and the Thunder Im nervous as hell SNO is picking me to win after being so sure Boston would beat Miami. Dude is always wrong. LOL
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Not all the time. I predicted Carolina to pick Cam Newton #1 back in October of '10. I was ran off this board as a joke. Hindsight is a bitch.

You should ditch the Bobcats avatar. You are the biggest LeBron/Heat fanboy I've ever seen. And they are divisional rivals of Charlotte.

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You really thought old ass Boston could stop LeBron, jokes on you.. LeBron broke up the Big 3 in Boston. Theyll never play together again thanks to him.

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[quote name='King Taharqa' timestamp='1339331899' post='1797386']
You really thought old ass Boston could stop LeBron, jokes on you.. LeBron broke up the Big 3 in Boston. Theyll never play together again thanks to him.
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Talk is cheap. Garnett, Pierce, Allen, & Rondo are world champions. LeBron is just another Malone.

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[quote name='King Taharqa' timestamp='1339331899' post='1797386']
You really thought old ass Boston could stop LeBron, jokes on you.. LeBron broke up the Big 3 in Boston. Theyll never play together again thanks to him.
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Thanks to Lebron? C'Mon now... that doesn't even make sense...

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Him knocking them out the playoffs 2 years in a row is why Celtic GM wants to break the team up and rebuild.

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Thunder in 6.
This is the finals matchup I wanted. Durant leads the small market Oklahoma franchise to their first of many championships.

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[quote name='King Taharqa' timestamp='1339334202' post='1797394']
Him knocking them out the playoffs 2 years in a row is why Celtic GM wants to break the team up and rebuild.
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i'm sure it has nothing to do with two of the 'big three' being UFA's, right?

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