Heat Forces Game 7, Wins OT Thriller
LeBron James and company beat San Antonio
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 18, 2013 11:20 PM CDT
Miam's LeBron James and San Antonio point guard Tony Parker collide.   (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

(Newser) – They're going to Game 7 on Thursday night. LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds; Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime; and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

James missed nine of his first 12 shots but scored 16 points in the fourth to rally the Heat from a 10-point deficit. The Heat trailed 94-89 with 28 seconds to play, but James hit a 3 with 20 seconds to go, and Allen drilled another to tie it. James' layup with 1:43 to play in overtime gave the Heat a 101-100 lead, and Allen added two free throws to force Game 7 in Miami.

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Jun 21, 2013 4:37 AM CDT
So Lebron James is following in Michael Jordan's footprints, missing 9 shots out of his first 12? My basketball coach would have pegged Jordan as a "Ball Hog" as in "Hey, there's 4 other players, so stop dribbling and pass the damn ball around." Since they don't it means a close game- too many misses
Jun 19, 2013 11:37 AM CDT
The game 7 (taxpayer funded) after party is at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC....Jay-Z will be in the house! Aw yeah!
Jun 19, 2013 11:33 AM CDT
Tried watching. Don't give a shiite. Slow, plodding and one big bore. Thank God the NHL is back tonight. Their smallest man could KO the biggest nba gangbanger.