The Miami Heat blew out the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight to win the NBA championship. Up in Seattle, the jilted fans of the Supersonics could be celebrating along with Miami. At least Derek Fisher got back into the NBA Finals after his trade by the Lakers. But he and former UCLA Bruin Russell Westbrook lost to LeBron James and his pals.
No NBA ring this time for Derek Fisher (or Westbrook)
More by Kevin Roderick:'In on merit' at USC
Read the memo: LA Times hires again
Read the memo: LA Times losing big on search traffic
Google taking over LA's deadest shopping mall
Gustavo Arellano, many others join LA Times staff
Recent Sports stories on LA Observed:Partner practice makes perfect
Local kid makes an impression at the BNP Paribas Open
Now who do I root for? World Cup down to its final eight
Yes, there will still be a World Cup. No, the USA is not playing. So what now?
Dodger Stadium announcement
The night Kirk Gibson made deadline
They said it in Indian Wells
The kids on court at Indian Wells
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