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What happened: The Game 1 blues almost got Miami again.
The Heat, who suffered an unexpected loss to Chicago in the opener of their previous series, nearly met the same fate Wednesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. But they came back from three points down in overtime to defeat Indiana 103-102 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Forward LeBron James made a driving layup at the buzzer to give the Heat the win. That came after Pacers forward Paul George had made three free throws with 2.2 seconds left for a 102-101 lead after being fouled by Dwyane Wade on a 3-pointer.
The Heat had a physical series in their 4-1 win over Chicago. This one looks as if it will be even more rugged.
The Heat came back from a five-point deficit with 3:25 left in the third quarter and looked to have the game won. But George threw in a 32-foot 3-pointer with .7 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
James led the Heat with a triple-double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists....
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LeBron James and Dwayne Wade hit South Beach during their NBA playoff break, strutting shirtless for the ladies.
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With 2.2 seconds remaining, down 1 in OT and the Pacers best rim protector in Roy Hibbert on the bench, LeBron James drove the lane and put in the game-winning layup as time expired to give the Heat a 1-0 series lead over the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals 103-102. James finished the night with a triple double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. And here’s Roy...
LeBron James and Nike have brought in $300 million in U.S. retail sales in 2012 for the LeBron X making his signature shoes the highest-selling NBA sneakers of the year. LeBron generates 6 times as much as the next player on the list – Kobe Bryant for the Kobe 8 at $50 million.
According to SportsOneSource via Forbes.com:
U.S. Retail Basketball Shoe Sales
1. LeBron James (Nike...
Tweet Indiana Pacers wing Paul George has made a name for himself with his play this season, but his biggest moment may have came in game one of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat, when he buried this long three to send the game into overtime: George finished the game with 27 points, [...]
Three critical mistakes by Pacers.
1- Not having Hibbert in the game.
2- Paul George overplaying LeBron on the catch.
3- Not mugging LeBron as soon as made his turn toward the basket.
LeBron James also gets credit for doing things you expect the best player in the world to do. He also messed around and got a Triple-Double.
MIAMI -- LeBron James missed by one vote being the unanimous MVP. At least he's a unanimous selection for the All-NBA first team.
The Miami Heat star received all possible 119 media votes for one of the forward spots in the balloting that was announced Thursday. It marks his seventh selection to the first team and ninth pick to any team in his 10 seasons.
The Heat also placed...
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James Pallotta, president of the soccer team AS Roma and a minority owner of the Celtics, presented a Celtics jersey to Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday. Pallotta was there to represent Roma in the Coppa Italia...
In a Menudo exclusive, we have learned what Roy Hibbert was doing instead of guarding LeBron James in overtime last night. All on Frank Vogel’s orders. Here, we see Roy modeling fancy golf clothes.
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