LeBron James showed why he is the two-time NBA MVP on Thursday night.
In the third quarter, James stole the ball and started a 3-on-2 fast break. He pulled off an incredible behind-the-back move to get around Philadelphia's Jrue Holiday, stumbled and dished an underhand pass to the trailing Dwyane Wade.
As James fell to the ground, Wade threw down a thunderous dunk to cut the Sixers lead to four.
"It definitely started a run for us," James said after the Game 3 victory. "Luckily I was able to get rid of the ball before I traveled and D-Wade was able to slam it home."
Dan Devine of Yahoo's Ball Don't Lie points out just how amazing LeBron's assist was.
That's a 6-foot-9, 270-pound meteor going full steam ahead on a fast break, then hitting the air brakes and going through his legs and around his back with his left hand. In like an eighth of a second. Playing in a phone booth, with about a quarter-inch of space between his own chest and that of defender Jrue Holiday(notes). And then, calmly, fluidly shifting course to the right to find enough room to make a clean pass.
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