LeBron James Answers Critics Who Question His Clutch Gene

June 9th, 2012 by Kelly Scaletta Leave a reply »
Just four days ago, the Miami Heat were on their heels and the legacy of LeBron James was in serious jeopardy. The criticism of James and his failure to step up "when it counts" was reaching an all-time high.

Then Games 6 and 7 happened. 

LeBron James went on a two-game stretch of historic proportions as he carried his team to come back and win the series and make it back to the finals. 

There are those who want to make "clutch" too simple a thing and only count last second shots. Make no mistake about it: Tonight LeBron James was absolutely clutch and he was the biggest reason the Miami Heat are in the finals. 

His 21 points, 12 rebounds and two assists are only part of the story. In the fourth quarter, he took over the game and that's where he was clutch. 

With 9:07 left in the game James scored on a layup, drawing a foul in the process, then completed the three-point play. 

Ray Allen answered with a three-point bucket of his own. Then James came back and dunked it with 7:58 left to put the Heat ahead for good. 

Just 19 seconds later he found Chris Bosh for a ...

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