Found May 25, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI With Wonder Woman in the stands, Wonder Man came up short. Miami Heat forward LeBron James is so good these days that Indiana Pacers guard George Hill said the only person scarier is God. But James somehow faltered Friday night. With Lynda Carter, who once played on television a woman with out-of-this-world powers, among the many celebrities in attendance, James somehow lost his magic in the final minute at AmericanAirlines Arena. The result was a 97-93 loss to the Pacers, leaving the Eastern Conference finals tied 1-1. With the game going down to the wire, one figured it would be time for James to win it. Thats what he did in Game 1, cruising in for the decisive layup at the buzzer in the 103-102 overtime victory. But James had a pass picked off with 43 seconds left and the Heat trailing 95-93. Given another chance with the score still the same, he had another turnover on a pass with 8.3 seconds remaining. Never mind that James had 36 points and eight rebounds. He rea...
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