Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 6/25/12

Today, the city of Miami embraced the Heat with a championship parade. On Thursday night, immediately after the Miami Heat won the 2012 NBA Championship Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh charged the winners suit and in a roar of celebration and doused Pat Riley and his white Armani shirt with Dom Pérignon Vintage 2003 Luminous.

Pat Riley said with a smile “Now we grow. Now we evolve. Now comes the fun!!”…

And fun did they have – with over 100 bottles of the $160 champagne on hand (which would have cost upwards of $100k in a club) the team shined in their victory, just like the glowing labels, and cheered with their glasses overflowing.

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