CAPTION: May 30, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo shoots against the Miami Heat during the first half in game two of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
Float like a butterfly
And Dwyane Wade indeed stings like a bee, as he did in Game 2 on Wednesday in Miami. Wade's 22 points, many of which came by way of the free-throw line in overtime, helped the Heat outduel the Celtics, 115-111.
Are you not entertained!?
LeBron James made things interesting when he missed a last-second shot, but his Miami Heat still did enough in overtime to outlast the Celtics, 115-111, in Game 2. NBAE/Getty ImagesIssac Baldizon
Rajon Rondo absolutely did it all for the Celtics on Wednesday. He played all 53 minutes, scoring a career-high 44 points to go along with 10 assists and eight rebounds in an amazing Game 2 in Miami. Unfortunately, for Rondo and Boston, his effort wasn't quite enough, as the Celtics fell in overtime, 115-111.
Rajon Rondo makes yet another shot Wednesday in Miami. He was doing a lot of that in Game 2, scoring a game-high 44 points. However, the Celtics weren't able to overcome the Heat, falling 115-111 in OT.
LeBron James and Paul Pierce are the marquee names in this series, but it wasn't those two who stole the show Wednesday. Rajon Rondo's 44 points and Dwyane Wade's key late free throws made this one of the more exciting games of the playoffs to date.
Fall on it!
Dwyane Wade and Paul Pierce fight for a loose ball in the second half of Miami's crucial, 115-111 overtime victory in Game 2.
Not his night
Paul Pierce scored 21 points for the Celtics in Game 2, but he fouled out in the fourth quarter and was forced to watch his team from the sidelines in their 115-111 overtime loss in Miami. NBAE/Getty ImagesIssac Baldizon
Taking it over
With Paul Pierce unavailable late in the game, it was Rajon Rondo who took over for the Celtics in Game 2. Rondo's 44 points were only half the story. He also dished out 10 assists and pulled down eight boards in Boston's heartbreaking, 115-111 loss on the road. NBAE/Getty ImagesIssac Baldizon
Shootin' from the hip
Everything Rajon Rondo did in Game 2 was magical, including this up-and-under layup past Shane Battier. His 44 points led all scorers, but it was Miami who would have the last laugh, pulling out a key 115-111 win to take the 2-0 lead in the series. Getty ImagesMike Ehrmann
Show 'em your game face
It doesn't take much to get Kevin Garnett fired up. Unfortunately, it wasn't his night on Wednesday. KG shot just 6 of 18 in Boston's tough-luck, 115-111 Game 2 loss in Miami. Getty ImagesMike Ehrmann