With one eye on the defense and the other on the clock, LeBron James let the time tick down before carrying the Miami Heat into the All-Star break in a way only he could.
James capped one of his best games of the season in dramatic fashion, making a step-back 3-pointer with less than a second remaining to propel the Heat past the Golden State Warriors 111-110 Wednesday night and into the break on a high note.
”I was going for the win the whole time,” James said.
With teammate Dwyane Wade scratched from the lineup with a nerve irritation in his left foot, James shouldered the load for the two-time defending NBA champions. He finished with 36 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists, saving his best moment for last. Associated Press
Mark Jackson calls LeBron James “the greatest small forward that’s ever played this game”
— Larry Brown (@LBSports) February 13, 2014
James has done a great job of backing up his words about placing himself on the Mt.Rushomre of basketball. Few things in this world are more awesome than seeing the best perform to expectation. This is just the beginning of James putting himself back into the conversation for MVP that so many already handed to Kevin Durant. – AL
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