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FOR THE RECORD
DAVID SABINO
July 05, 2012
FITTINGLY, IT WAS THE KING WHO LED THE COURT ON ALL COUNTS
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July 05, 2012

For The Record

FITTINGLY, IT WAS THE KING WHO LED THE COURT ON ALL COUNTS

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THE HEAT BY THE NUMBERS

2 MEMBERS OF the 2011--12 Heat—Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem—who were also part of Miami's first title, in '05--06. Only three other members of that team (Earl Barron, Jason Kapono and Dorell Wright) were active in the NBA in '11--12.

3 HEAT PLAYERS—LeBron James, Wade and Chris Bosh—who averaged at least 18 points per game this season, making Miami the first championship team with at least three 18-point scorers since the 1987--88 Lakers, who had Byron Scott (21.7), James Worthy (19.7) and Magic Johnson (19.6).

3,000 CAREER POSTSEASON points, reached by James on June 3 against the Celtics. At 27 years and 156 days he surpassed Kobe Bryant (28 years, 249 days) as the youngest player to attain that milestone.

8 STRAIGHT SEASONS in which James has finished second in the NBA in total points, tying Karl Malone for most times as the league's scoring runner-up.

34 CAREER PLAYOFF coaching wins for Erik Spoelstra, tying Pat Riley for the most in Miami history. Spoelstra's .607 postseason winning percentage ties him with Stan Van Gundy for the franchise high.

1 MEMBER OF Michigan's Fab Five to win an NBA title. Juwan Howard played 1,201 regular-season games before winning his first NBA crown, second only to Jason Kidd (1,267) among players active in 2011--12. He had placed 10th alltime in games played without earning a title.

14 STRAIGHT MONTHS the Heat has had a monthly record of .500 or higher, the longest streak in franchise history.

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