Heat come back from 27 down to win 24th game in a row, fan runs out on the court and shakes LeBron's hand

Another win for the Heat, but this one was anything but normal

3/20/13 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Mar 18, 2013; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) reacts after scoring the go ahead basket against the Boston Celtics during the fourth quarter at TD Banknorth Garden.  The Miami Heat won 105-103.  Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY SportsWith less than 20 minutes left in the game, the Heat were losing by 27 points to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and very much in danger of ending their 23-game winning streak.

A few minutes later, they were somehow winning, and ended up coming away with a 98-95 win.

This dagger in the heart of Cleveland fans was probably reminiscent to LeBron James' infamous "Decision," when he announced that he was taking his talents to South Beach.

LeBron was a huge key to the Heat's win, recording the 36th triple-double of his career. He had 25 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists. He led all players (on both teams) in each of those three categories.

This game showed just how mentally tough the Heat are, how talented they are, and how hard it might be for another team to actually break this streak.

The Cavaliers gave the Heat everything they had, but in the end, it just wasn't enough. The Heat, and LeBron in particular, are just too damn good.

So good, in fact, that Cavaliers fans desperately want LeBron to come back in 2014, when he has an option to opt out of his contract. One fan even ran onto the court with the words "We miss you, LeBron" on the front and "2014 come back" on the back.

Here's the video, in case you missed it:

Video courtesy of Matt Moore of CBS Sports
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3/20/13   |   MortonsLaw   |   156 respect

To think 2 months ago people were wondering if the Heat were bored or not as good as last year.

3/20/13   |   orangemen90   |   5785 respect

Thanks for the write up... Good win for the Heat.. even started strange....coolant leaking on the floor....but James carried the team to a win... they are getting worn by all the media and the road trip...but they soon will be in get ready for the playoffs mode...