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President Barack Obama Congratulates Miami Heat on NBA Finals Win

The president called Head Coach Erik Spoelstra Friday to congratulate the team.

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    President Barack Obama (R) stands with Miami Heat players, including Dwyane Wade (L), LeBron James (2nd-L), Mario Chalmers (2R) during an event to honor the NBA champion Miami Heat in the East Room at the White House on January 28, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra got a call Friday from one of the team's most high profile fans.

    President Barack Obama called Spoelstra to congratulate the team on its second consecutive NBA championship.

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    Obama praised the team's determination and commended LeBron James' for being named NBA Finals MVP.

    He even invited the team to the White House once again, saying he looked forward to congratulating them in person.

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    The team was at the White House in January where Obama congratulated them for their 2012 Finals win.

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