On Wednesday night with the Cavs down by one and 4.9 ticks left, Cleveland sent its inbounds pass to LeBron James, who demonstrated why he is truly the king of the clutch. James blasted past the defending Brandon Roy, seeped through LaMarcus Aldridge and went around the extended arms of Travis Outlaw to drain a game-winning last-second layup to give the Cavs a thrilling road triumph over the Blazers. It was the finishing touch to a 17-point fourth quarter for the King, who brought the Cavs back from an 11-point final-period deficit. On Thursday night James was just a spectator, watching his rookie friend make key plays in the closing moments to help Seattle avoid blowing a huge lead. James sprained his right ankle late in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s win over Portland. The injury didn’t keep James on the sideline in that game, but he didn’t want to risk a more serious contusion.
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