LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers hit the NBA’s third game-winning shot in as many days on Sunday when he launched from the corner with just seconds to go, earning his team the 86-84 victory against the Chicago Bulls.
The Internet proceeded to do its thing, as it is wont to do:
WHERE ARE YOUR PERCENTAGES NOW?!
— Adi Joseph (@AdiJoseph) May 10, 2015
The NBA is America's best sport
— Travis Waldron (@Travis_Waldron) May 10, 2015
What a shot.
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) May 10, 2015
— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) May 10, 2015
— Gene Demby (@GeeDee215) May 10, 2015
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) May 10, 2015
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 10, 2015
Wow. Wow. Wow.
— Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) May 10, 2015
LEBRON THE KING JAMES
— BuzzFeed Sports (@BuzzFeedSports) May 10, 2015
As did I...
— Maxwell Strachan (@maxwellstrachan) May 10, 2015
Meanwhile, Pau Gasol and the Bulls were all…
It’s been a wild weekend for the NBA. On Friday, Derrick Rose of the Bulls hit a game-winning three that won his team the game against the Cavs. Then on Saturday, Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards called game with a bank shot that beat the Hawks.
It’s all been a lot, as summed up by this fast-moving Vine:
James struggled all of Sunday, going 10-30 from the field. But all that people will remember is the shot that evened the series against the Bulls at two games apiece.
The shot ended what was a tense game, which included Derrick Rose hitting an acrobatic layup with less than eight seconds to go to tie the game, 84-84...
A questionable offensive foul called on James just seconds before that...
Jimmy Butler's heroic three-pointer with roughly 30 seconds left in the game...
And most controversially, first-year Cavaliers coach David Blatt trying to call a timeout with just 8.4 seconds left. If the referees had seen it, the team would have been called for a violation, and the Cavaliers likely would have lost the game.
Game 5 of the series is on Tuesday. Buckle up.