LeBron James Seals Deal In Portland, Miami Heat Blaze Closer to History

January 10th, 2011 by Sean Grimm Leave a reply »
Last night in Portland, the Miami Heat managed to squeak out an overtime victory. In the first quarter, it was Dwyane Wade putting on the show. Wade scored 13 of the Heat's first 15 points, seemingly doing whatever he wanted in the process.

However, in the final minutes of the fourth quarter and overtime, the show belonged to LeBron James. Showered with boos and chants like he always is on the road, James once again silenced those in attendance with several spectacular plays.

With under two minutes to go in regulation, James hit a clutch three and made a pair of game-tying free throws in the final seconds. Then in overtime, he added eight more points, including a dagger with his final shot from three-point land.

James finished the night with 44 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and two steals. It was his first 40-point performance as a member of the Miami Heat.

With their win over the Trailblazers, the Heat extended their winning streak to nine straight.

They also moved a game closer to history, winning their 13th straight road game. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers currently hold the record for consecutive games away fr ...

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