When the person running sportscenter s instagram account brought up lebron s legendary 2012 eastern conference finals game 6 performance against the celtics he gave an interesting bit of insight. Lebron james had one of the biggest games of his career eight years ago today which led to his first nba title.
Box score miami heat 98 vs.
Lebron james boston game 6. Lebron james reveals motivation behind epic 45 point game 6 performance against the boston celtics in 2012 facing elimination on the road against the celtics lebron james says he feared losing. The los angeles lakers will take another shot at winning the franchise s 17th championship tonight when they face the miami heat in game 6 of the nba finals. It will be quick and easy to digest to the point where a few key words will tell a person all they need to know.
Way back in march when the nba season shutdown and the country had begun to quarantine lebron james went on instagram live and was asked about what many believe to be a turning point in his nba. It will be the game. Years later we can tell the story of game 6 in boston.
The lakers squandered a 40 point. James had 45 points 15 rebounds and five assists in the miami heat s 98 79 win over. Boston celtics 79 june 7 2012.
Lebron james reacting after rajon rondo s 3 pointer in the fourth quarter of game 6 of the nba finals led the los angeles lakers to their 17th nba title.