*If you’ve been feinin’ for a rematch of last years NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs, you just got got your wish. It’s the first time this situation has happened to the league since 1998.
San Antonio and Miami will decide the league’s champion for the second straight season, the Spurs earning their spot Saturday night by beating Oklahoma City 112-107 in overtime in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals.
Miami — the NBA’s two-time defending champion — eliminated Indiana from the East finals Friday night, also in six games.
“The two best teams will meet,” Heat guard Dwyane Wade said. “We’re just happy and excited that we’re one of the best.”
The Spurs and Heat split two meetings this season, both winning by comfortable margins at home. Game 1 of this year’s Finals is Thursday night in San Antonio.
“It’s unbelievable to regain that focus after that devastating loss that we had last year,” San Antonio’s Tim Duncan said. “But we’re back here. We’re excited about it. We’ve got four more to win. We’ll do it this time.”
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