Spur-fection — San Antonio wins fifth NBA title, ending Miami’s reign

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SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio defeated the Miami Heat 104-87 to claim the NBA championship Sunday night.

“This is a team, and that’s what makes this so, so great,” Spurs guard Manu Ginobili said.

San Antonio dominated the series, winning the best-of-seven series in five games. Each Spurs victory was by at least 15 points.

“Hard to believe, isn’t it? Ginobili said. “We played at a really high level.”

The victory snaps the Heat’s two-year championship run and hands San Antonio its fifth NBA title.

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was named the series MVP.