Tip-Off for 5/23/13 (featuring “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler): LeBron James’ buzzer-beating layup foils Pacers upset bid as Heat prevail 103-102 in Game 1Posted in Blogroll on May 23rd, 2013 by Ron Glover
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In the end, it was LeBron James with the game-winner and the Indiana Pacers wondering what just happened.
LeBron James scored on a running layup as time expired to give the Miami Heat a 103-102 victory in overtime of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. James recorded his ninth career triple-double in the process. Indiana’s Paul George was fouled by Dwyane Wade on a three-point attempt with 2.2 seconds remaining. George made all three free throws to give the Pacers a 102-101 lead. Ironically, Pacers center Roy Hibbert was on the bench at the time of James’ layup.