Miami's LeBron James now has an NBA Championship Trophy to go with his MVP hardware. Daily Herald NBA writer Mike McGraw says time, not another title, will help change LeBron's images as a player some fans love to hate.
The Miami Heat's LeBron James embraces his fiance, Savannah Brinson, and his children, 7-year-old LeBron James Jr., and 5-year-old Bryce Maximus James, after Thursday's 121-106 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder to become the 2012 NBA Champions.
LeBron James, left, averaged 28.6 points, 10.2 rebounds and 7.4 assists against the Oklahoma City Thunder. A year ago, James produced 17.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 6.8 assists when Miami lost to Dallas in the Finals. Guard Dwyane Wade (3) picked up his second NBA title Thursday.
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With a good chunk of America rooting against him, LeBron James finally won an NBA championship with Miami on Thursday. So what will this do for James' legacy and popularity? Our NBA expert, Mike McGraw takes a look at the situation.