Miami Heat championship victory parade

Players, families, staff members and friends crammed buses, flatbed trucks and cars for the parade honoring the latest Heat championship, with the caravan snaking its way through downtown Miami before a huge crowd of fans. A crowd of up to 400,000 was expected on a hot, steamy morning where the heat index reached the mid-90s by 11 a.m.

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Miami Heat Victory Parade And Rally

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 24: Guard Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat rides a bus during the NBA championship victory parade on the streets on June 24, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Miami Heat Victory Parade And Rally

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 24: Forward Lebron James #6 of the Miami Heat rides a bus during the Championship victory parade on the streets on June 24, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Miami Heat Victory Parade And Rally

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 24: Guard Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat rides a bus with his son during the Championship victory parade on the streets on June 24, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Miami Heat Victory Parade And Rally

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 24: Head Coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat gestures as he rides a float during the Championship victory parade on the streets on June 24, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)