LeBron's clutch Game 7 gives birth to potential Heat dynasty

Friday June 21st, 2013
LeBron James had his fourth straight Game 7 with at least 30 points in leading Miami to a repeat title.
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Absentee Parker. Whether it was fatigue or a sore hamstring, Parker finished the series a shell of the player that started it. The burst in his legs was gone. He scored 19 points in Game 6, but needed 23 shots to do it. In Game 7 he was worse, unable to get into the paint as freely as he is used to, finishing with 10 points on 3-of-12 shooting. When he was right, when he was rested, Parker was the best player in this series. Unfortunately for San Antonio, he couldn't be that player in the end.

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