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Powerade strikes back after LeBron James' big performance in He…

Powerade strikes back after LeBron James' big performance in Heat's Game 2 win over Spurs Updated Jun 8, 2014
After cramps brought on by air-conditioning-malfunction-induced sweltering conditions forced LeBron James' early exit in the Miami Heat's Game 1 loss to begin the 2014 NBA Finals, the folks behind Gatorade's Twitter account took the opportunity to take …
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  • Video - Parker Unguardable 00:09

    Parker Unguardable

    Jun 8
    Tony Parker hits the floater with time winding down in the third quarter.
  • Video - Heat Even Series 01:54

    Heat Even Series

    Jun 8
    LeBron James bounced back from Game 1, scoring 35 points and grabbing 10 boards in the Heat's 98-96 Game 2 victory.
  • Video - James: 'Big Time Road Win' 01:18

    James: 'Big Time Road Win'

    Jun 8
    After defeating the Spurs 98-96, LeBron James said the Heat were more aggressive in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
  • Video - Bosh Takes Off 00:07

    Bosh Takes Off

    Jun 8
    Chris Bosh drives to the hoop and hits the two-handed slam.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: LeBron fuels Heat in Game 2 to set up epic Finals

    Jun 8
    SAN ANTONIO -- Here was the best player on the planet at the height of his powers. LeBron James, three days after being carried off the AT&T Center floor, carried his team back to Miami with a split. After making just one basket in the first quarter…
  • 2014 NBA Finals: Two systems, one goal for Miami Heat and San Antonio Spur…

    Jun 8
    Is it "system" or "superstars" that win titles in the NBA? J.A. Adande examines San Antonio and Miami's paths.
  • Windhorst: LeBron shows his stuff in Game 2

    Jun 8
    With no cramps to contend with, LeBron James put on a clutch performance in Game 2, Brian Windhorst writes.