June 7th, 2012
By Bobby Toulaine -- Le Bron James has taken hits for not showing up in the big ones
-- and not being able to finish late in games. He did not finish late in the Heat - Celtics game 6 today. He didn't have to. James hit 30 in the first half -- 45 for the game. He ran, drove, dunked, shot, rebounded, and hustled the Heat to victory.
Methodic, smart, and efficient -- the Celtics started out a step behind the Heat --
and never caught up. Possessed might be too strong a word -- but it certainly looked like Le Bron James had only one thing in mind -- play out of this world and carry the Heat to victory with or without the other players help. Pretty much an all-world game and a spectacle of domination par excellence.
Maybe this game was the glue -- er, oil -- the Heat needed to get back in the zone and play their way into
the NBA finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Or maybe it was an eruption at a time when it was absolutely needed -- and now Le Bron James and the Heat can return to form. And the Celtics will come in and play like the professional and the seasoned champions they are -- and go home with the Eastern Conference Championship under their belts and an NBA Finals on the horizon. It should be interesting to see.
Meanwhile -- the young guns of the Oklahoma City Thunder await. Don't get too excited. And - also -- be careful what you wish for!
By Frank Glenn • Posted in OKC Thunder Await
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