Miami Heat Wins NBA Championship: What Hollywood Is Saying
The Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder to take home the NBA championship Thursday night, and it appears that LeBron James' team has several fans in Hollywood.
Many in the industry hit Twitter to congratulate the team, which defeated the Thunder 121-106 in Miami in Game 5 of the finals. James -- who angered many NBA fans in 2010 when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers after an auction for his services to sign a huge free-agent contract with the Heat -- scored 26 points, including five three-pointers, and added 13 assists and 11 rebounds in a spectadcular triple-double to capture his first NBA title in his nine years as a pro.
Here's what Hollywood had to say about the Heat's win:
Actor-rapper Tyrese Gibson:
Like I said congratulations to MIAMI HEAT..!!!
Congrats to the Miami Heat!! Wooooo.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa:
Shoutout to OKC, they really deserve some respect. They worked hard just like the Miami Heat did this year.
To the bookie that took my bet on Oklahoma: I was just kidding.
Taraji P. Henson:
@blakegriffin: Congrats to both the heat and thunder... fun series to watch.
Actor-rapper Romeo Miller (previously known as Lil' Romeo):
Congratulations to the Miami Heat. Well deserved championship, and to my Thunder boys
#thunderUP you'll be back...
Rapper Flo Rida:
@MiamiHEAT on your 2012 Championship! #GoodFeeling
Former NFL player-turned-Dancing With the Stars runner-up Jason Taylor:
Enjoy Miami and
@MiamiHEAT fans. Celebrate safely!!! You earned it. The HEAT is on!!!! #NBAfinals
@kingjames! U deserve it! Congrats to the Miami Heat also!
Former NFL player-turned NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders:
God bless Lebron,D Wade,Bosh and the Miami Heat for winning it all and enduring the real heat of life. TRUTH
Fuse host Touré:
Only one reason why the Heat can't win next year—the Thunder. (You know we gotta do a rematch.)
Michael Jackson's son Prince Jackson:
OKC is a good team but the Heat man with Lebron, Wayde, Chalmers and Bosh man that's how they do