Watching the end of this game became difficult for a softie like me. Dwayne Wade (22 points, 9 assists and 9 rebounds) did not leave the game until there were seven minutes left in the fourth quarter. At a certain point, it's just mean not to let the bench-warmers get a chance, am I right? James Jones was the only bench player with any kind of notable night for Miami, and he went five for seven from beyond the three point line.
Overall, the team shot an impressive 56.6% from the field. Most prominent, of course, was the scoring of one LeBron James. He finished the game with 38 points, eight assists, five rebounds, and zero turnovers.
The Cavaliers, to their credit, did not just roll over and die. Daniel Gibson was trying until the very end, and he led all the Cleveland players with 21 points. Anderson Varejao, normally an emotional leader on the floor, had a quiet night with just four points and eight rebounds. Sessions, Jamison and Williams each contributed 11 points.
Every single Cleveland player that was dressed for the game saw playing time on the court, and they all scored. That's a positive, right? And by the end of the game, their shooting percentage increased to 35.5%. I'm grasping at straws here, I know.
Interestingly enough, with all that scoring, no one had a double/double in the game.