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Over the last week Miami Heat All-Star LeBron James has been criticized endlessly by fans of the Association as well as by the media; including on these pages. After being presented the 2012 NBA MVP Trophy by Commissioner David Stern last Sunday, James certainly did not look like an MVP as his team fell behind the Indiana Pacers 2-1 in their series after Chris Bosh was injured in game one. The forward was scoring his points, but he was playing a one-dimensional game not concentrating on assists and rebounds. The former Cleveland Cavaliers star was getting slammed as a player who could put up big numbers during the regular campaign, but failed to be a clutch player during critical points in the Post Season. The Heat needed to get a win on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse to grab back the home-court advantage they had lost when the Pacers took game two of the match-up in Miami. They also would have returned to Miami with their backs pressed up against a wall trailing 3-1 in the seri...
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