Found May 23, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
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 Hibbert, the Pacers’ rim protector, who Frank Vogel opted to keep on the bench for the final play’s reaction:
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