A monster Lebron James Could not be stopped in game six of the Eastern conference final, now, Boston and Miami are in a win or go home situation as they clash in a game 7, this Saturday at 8:30 ET.
On Thursday, Lebron dropped 45 on the Celtics, 30 of the them came within the first half of the match; he also added 15 points to his team 98-79 victory.
“He was absolutely fearless tonight, and it was contagious,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “The way he approached the last 48 hours, and not only LeBron, but everybody else. Nobody likes getting dirt thrown on your face before you’re even dead. He showed great resolve.”
James shot 19 of 26 from the field and only played 45 minutes in one of his best performance on his career.
“In an environment like this, you want to have a big game,” he said. “I wanted to be there for my teammates, no matter what was going on throughout the course of the game.
For Boston Rajon Rondo has 21 points, and 10 assists, but the Celtics were never in the game, not even in the first quarter.
“I hope now you guys can stop talking about LeBron, and he doesn’t play in big games,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. “He was pretty good tonight. So we can put that to bed and go play Game 7.”
The Miami Heat enters game 7 as -7.5 favorites in the NBA betting odds.