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LeBron James showed why he’s the best player on the planet late in Wednesday’s overtime thriller against the Timberwolves.

The game was close throughout, and the visitors had a chance to emerge victorious — with the ball, and the game tied at 138-138.

James had other plans, though.

Jimmy Butler drove the lane with a few seconds remaining in the game, but James denied his layup attempt. Check out this emphatic block.

The Cavs then called a timeout with one second remaining in the game, and that was all James needed. He received an inbounds pass near the free-throw line, and then proceeded to turn and drain a fadeaway jumper for the walk-off win.

What a sequence of events.

This article first appeared on The Sports Daily and was syndicated with permission.

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Chris Bosh
12&13 / MIA / 3
Dwyane Wade
12&13 / MIA / 5
Juwan Howard
12&13 / MIA / 13
Mike Miller
12&13 / MIA / 15
Mario Chalmers
12&13 / MIA / 22
James Jones
12&13 / MIA / 30
Norris Cole
12&13 / MIA / 40
Udonis Haslem
12&13 / MIA / 50
Joel Anthony
2012 / MIA / 14
Terrel Harris
2012 / MIA / 21
Ronny Turiaf
12&13 / MIA / 31
Shane Battier
2012 / MIA / 34
Eddy Curry
2012 / MIA / 45
Dexter Pittman
2013 / MIA / 9
Rashard Lewis
2013 / MIA / 11
Chris Andersen
2013 / MIA / 24
Jarvis Varnado
2013 / MIA / 34
Ray Allen
2016 / CLE / 0
Kevin Love
2016 / CLE / 1
James Jones
2016 / CLE / 2
Kyrie Irving
2016 / CLE / 4
Iman Shumpert
2016 / CLE / 5
J.R. Smith
2016 / CLE / 8
Matthew Dellavedova
2016 / CLE / 9
Channing Frye
2016 / CLE / 12
Jordan McRae
2016 / CLE / 13
Tristan Thompson
2016 / CLE / 14
Sasha Kaun
2016 / CLE / 20
Timofey Mozgov
2016 / CLE / 24
Richard Jefferson
2016 / CLE / 30
Dahntay Jones
2016 / CLE / 52
Mo Williams
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