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LeBron voted as unanimous Finals MVP

AP
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--LeBron James was named the NBA Finals MVP after leading Cleveland to its first NBA title in franchise history.

A group of 12 media people including one from each of the local media of the cities of Cleveland and Oakland and three from national TV coveror ABC unanimously selected James for the said award.

James, who tallied only the third triple-double in an NBA Finals Game 7 history with 27 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists, became only the fifth player to win the Finals MVP at least thrice and only the second to win the said plum with multiple teams. He won the first two with Miami.

The Cavaliers ended Cleveland's 52-year wait for a club championship by beating the Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in the final game of their titular series at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Monday (Philippine Time), completing a comeback from 1-3 down, the first time it ever happened in a finals series and the 11th in the playoffs.

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