Late Thursday evening during a tension-filled Game 7, the Miami HEAT secured their second consecutive NBA Championship within the final moments in a 95-88 victory against the San Antonio Spurs. During the elated post-game interviews, several team members shared inspirational thoughts on success, struggles, and perseverance.
9 Miami HEAT Championship Quotes We Can All Live By
Albert Einstein once said, “A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.”
Dwyane Wade said after last night’s game, “We live in the moment. We’re not thinking about the future right now. We’re not thinking about the past, you know. We’re living in this moment right here and it’s a sweet moment to live in.”
“Listen, I can’t worry about what everybody says about me. I’m LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio, from the inner city. I’m not even supposed to be here. That’s enough. Every night I walk into the locker room, I see a No. 6 with James on the back, I’m blessed. So what everybody says about me off the court, don’t matter. I ain’t got no worries.”
-LeBron James, Miami Heat Forward
“We go through life so fast and we never really get to enjoy moments. It seems like they go past us…Tonight I just wanted to take a minute, a moment and soak it in and be a kid from Robbins Illinois and be a kid from Marquette University.” -Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat Guard
“My belief is stronger than your doubt.” -Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat Guard
Q: When you’re making shots like that you’re totally unstoppable. I’m sure you would agree?
A: “Yeah, I am. (Laughs) You said it.” -LeBron James, Miami Heat Forward
“I’ve always thought that pressure is trying to feed your family, trying to make a mortgage. We play a game…And this is an amazing game.” -Shane Battier, Miami Heat Forward
“And the vision that I had when I decided to come here is all coming true. Through adversity, through everything we’ve been through, we’ve been able to persevere … It’s an unbelievable feeling. -Micky Arison, Miami Heat Owner
Q: Did you know Chris Bosh didn’t score tonight?
A: “Yeah. (Laughs) During one of the 4th quarter huddles, LeBron said to him, ‘It doesn’t matter what happens to this point. No one is going to remember how many points you had or what type of game you had. Just help us make some plays to win this thing.’ And he made some big plays.” -Erik Spoelstra, Team Coach
Yeah, that was my best scoreless game ever. -Chris Bosh, Center-Forward
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