By Melissa Rohlin
8:51 AM PDT, June 22, 2012
After hugging their families and the Larry O'Brien Trophy, the Miami Heat players went to the LIV nightclub in Miami Beach early Friday to celebrate the franchise's second NBA championship.
The players reportedly spent an estimated $200,000 on champagne, including a 15-liter super-magnum-sized bottle called Ace of Spades.
The players began filing into the nightclub around 2:30 a.m. and sat on the main stage, which had been converted into a VIP area. Chris Bosh was the last player to arrive, at about 4:30 a.m.
LeBron James wore a T-shirt adorned with a drawing of his face and sang to the crowd. Dwyane Wade wore a T-shirt with the words "Team No Sleep" on it.
The players were surprised with a performance by the rap group LMFAO, which is slated to play at LIV on Friday evening.
It was sweet redemption for a team that lost to Dallas in the NBA Finals last season. After the Mavericks won the title, they too partied at LIV.
The Heat players apparently reclaimed their turf.
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