2006 NBA Finals, Game 5 - Dallas Mavericks at Miami Heat
Dallas Mavericks lead the Miami Heat by 1 point (100-99) with 9.1 seconds left in OT… The ball is inbounded to Dwyane Wade, who marvelously weaves his way to the rim before earning a controversial foul call from referee Bennett Salvatore with 1.9 seconds remaining. Wade hits both free throws and the Heat go on to win, 101-100, taking a 3-2 series lead.
Dwyane Wade set an NBA Finals record for most free throws made in a game (21), as he attempted (25) as many free throws as the collective Mavericks roster in Game 5.
According to Adrian Ruhi, of the Miami Herald, Mark Cuban rented out the exclusive Miami nightclub LIV (where Drake’s Forever video was filmed), and pre-purchased at least 250 bottles of champagne, and a reported $80K bottle of Ace of Spades as big as Juan Jose Barea. I’ll be honest, I don’t even know what Ace of Spades is…
Ruhi: Nobody from Miami goes to LIV. Most expensive club in the U.S. probably. All celebs and tourists. My cousin used to wait tables there. Jay-Z, Beyonce, Weezy, NBA players there on the regular. “Regular folk” could never afford it. Bottles there cost thousands.
Reportedly, Lil Wayne, Slim Thug, Based GOD (again, pleading ignorance) and allegedly Erick Dampier (of the Miami Heat) all joined the Mavericks to celebrate.
Ever want to see Mark Cuban dance with the Larry O’Brien trophy to Jim Jones’ Ballin? You have? Lucky-dog.
DEVELOPING: Apparently, the Mavs also enjoyed 100 bottles of an presumably alcoholic beverage known as Rozay. [VIDEO] What might that be? You guess is as good as mine. (Just did the research, and I’m being led to believe Rozay is Ace of Spades? I don’t care. I delete nothing. No mistakes.)
Remember what your mothers told you: Nothing good happens after midnight…
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