MIAMI (AP) These NBA Finals were apparently about the kids.
Whether it was Tim Duncan spending a few minutes with his children at halftime of Game 5 of the series a scene captured by television cameras as the Spurs' forward sat on the floor resting up for the second half or Miami Heat star LeBron James celebrating one of his sons' birthdays in San Antonio last week, kids were never out of mind for either team during the title series.
"They know if I won or lost," James said. "But for the most part, when you have them around, man, it puts everything in perspective."
James was planning to spend some time before Game 7 of the finals on Thursday night against San Antonio watching SpongeBob with his kids, and most of the Heat players were expected to have the vast majority of their families in the building for the final game of the season.
Heat forward Chris Bosh said even at the most important time of the season, having his children around makes life much easier, especially because t...