After a slow start, LeBron James woke up in a big way in the second half as the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
It took three quarters for LeBron James to get going, but oh boy, did he get going.
James was instrumental during a game-breaking, 33-5 run late in the second half, scoring points, dishing out assists, and providing stellar defense as the Heat tore Game 2 of the NBA Finals open and routed the Spurs, 103-84.
The highlight of LeBron's surge was probably the block of the year. Tiago Splitter thought he had an easy, soaring slam dunk midway through the fourth quarter. He was wrong. LeBron did this to him:
The Heat, as usual, got announced to great pomp and circumstance. The thumping tones of "Seven Nation Army" by the White Stripes and a loud, excited PA announcer. With all due respect to him, no one does starting lineups better than Will Ferrell:
Stiff competition on the tube
Spurs and Heat, you were going up against Game of Thrones and the Tony Awards tonight. Good luck when the ratings come out:
Tonight's Heat-Spurs Game 2 will def. draw more than G1's 14.2 million viewers. But GoT finale will take some audience. Tony Awards, too.