Who Won the 2012 NBA Championship?

Miami Heat

Miami Heat win the 2012 NBA Finals
Date: 
Jun 21, 2012
Score: 
4-1
Site: 
American Airlines Arena - Miami, FL
Runner Up: 
Oklahoma City Thunder

The Miami Heat won their second championship in team history when they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to 1 in the 2012 NBA Finals. The Thunder were making their first finals appearance since the franchise moved from Seattle.

LeBron James was named the MVP of the Finals.

The series began later than usual because of a lockout that pushed the start of the season to late December and shortened the regular season to 66 games.

Miami Heat 4
Oklahoma City Thunder 1

GameDateScoreSiteHigh Scorer
GAME 1Jun 12Oklahoma City 105, Miami 94Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma CityKevin Durant (36)
GAME 2Jun 14Miami 100, Oklahoma City 96Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma CityDurant, James (32)
GAME 3Jun 17Miami 91, Oklahoma City 85American Airlines Arena, MiamiLeBron James (29)
GAME 4Jun 19Miami 104, Oklahoma City 98American Airlines Arena, MiamiRussell Westbrook (43)
GAME 5Jun 21Miami 121, Oklahoma City 106American Airlines Arena, MiamiKevin Durant (32)

2012 NBA Playoffs

1 San Antonio Spurs4   
8 Utah Jazz01 San Antonio Spurs4  
  1 San Antonio Spurs2 
4 Memphis Grizzlies35 Los Angeles Clippers0  
5 Los Angeles Clippers4   
   2 Oklahoma City1
2 Oklahoma City Thunder4   
7 Dallas Mavericks02 Oklahoma City Thunder4  
  2 Oklahoma City Thunder4 
3 Los Angeles Lakers43 Los Angeles Lakers1  
6 Denver Nuggets3   
  MIAMI HEAT
2011-12 NBA Champion
1 Chicago Bulls2   
8 Philadelphia 76ers48 Philadelphia 76ers3  
  4 Boston Celtics3 
4 Boston Celtics44 Boston Celtics4  
5 Altanta Hawks2   
   2 Miami Heat4
2 Miami Heat4   
7 New York Knicks12 Miami Heat4  
  2 Miami Heat4 
3 Indiana Pacers43 Indiana Pacers2  
6 Orlando Magic1