LeBron got the giant monkey off his back last night and one the first of what could be many NBA titles. To say he was relieved would be an understatement. You could not wipe the smile off his face, or the face of any other member of the Miami Heat.
Kevin Durant and the losing Oklahoma City Thunder, on the other hand, were in a glass case of emotion, openly weeping in the arms of their mothers.
It’s a reminder that these multimillionaires really care about winning. And care about not losing. Here’s a few humanizing moments from last night’s series-deciding game.