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NBA Finals 2013: 5 Reasons Miami Will Repeat as NBA Champions
Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Thursday night is the night the Miami Heat will either become a mini-dynasty or be labeled epic underachievers. Some might argue with both designations, but the Heat's perception among the basketball community will probably always be the source of debate.

There are reasons to believe the San Antonio Spurs will knock off the Heat in Game 7. No team has won back-to-back games in the series to this point. The Heat will have to break that trend with a win at home Thursday night.

The Spurs proved in Game 1 that they could win on the Heat's floor, so a road win would not be the most shocking result. This is also the second Game 7 the Heat have played in consecutive series.

Following an emotional comeback win in Game 6, will they have the energy to respond in Game 7?

All of those questions/concerns are valid, but now that we've talked about all that can wrong for the Heat,  let's move on to reality. LeBron James and Co. are going to win Game 7, and the following five slides explain why.

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