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Heat repeat as champions, beating Spurs in 7 games to win 2013 NBA Finals

LeBron James finished with a game-high 37 points en route to his second NBA title. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

LeBron James and the Heat won the 2012-13 NBA title

MIAMI -- The Heat repeated as NBA champions on Thursday night, defeating the Spurs 95-88 in Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena.

LeBron James hit a long jumper with 27 seconds remaining to give Miami a four-point lead and hit two free throws with 23.5 seconds left to extend the lead to six. James finished with a game-high 37 points, his highest scoring output of the 2013 playoffs, and added 12 rebounds and four assists.

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Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 16 rebounds in a losing effort.