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.

View 6 more images

Copyright 2016 Newser, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. AP contributed to this report.

More From Newser
My Take on This Story
To report an error on this story,
notify our editors.
Heat Forces Game 7, Wins OT Thriller is...
4%
4%
47%
38%
0%
6%
Show results without voting
You Might Like
Comments
Showing 3 of 8 comments
boxcar
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
HugeShaft
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!
boss
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.