May 30, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (right) looks over at Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers (far left) and point guard Rajon Rondo (center) during a time-out the second half in game two of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Miami won 115-111in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Finals Game Two

Miami Heat  115  Boston Celtics  111

(Heat Lead Series 2-0)

The Celtics, specifically Rajon Rondo, threw everything they had at the Miami Heat, and still couldn’t come out on top.  What was Rondo’s final stat line?  44 points.  10 assists.  8 rebounds.   Talk about a guy giving everything he’s got.  Oh yea, he played the entire game.  All 53 minutes of this overtime game.  That’s some hard work and determination to get your team the win.

But it was all for naught as the Celtics go down 2-0 in the series, a defecit no Boston team has rallied from since 1969.  History is not on the Celtics’ side for this series.

Lebron James held his own as Rondo was having his career night.  James gets 34 points in the win, while grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out 7 assists. Not a bad night at the office for James.

But what will people talk about the most with Lebron?  That missed open look he had at the end to win the game.  Hey at least, he took that shot. Most people get upset when he doesn’t take that shot, so they can’t fault him for that.  It sounded like he had a great look at the end, but couldn’t get it to fall.  Until he hits that winning shot in a big game though, people are going to ride him.

The Heat have all the momentum in this series though, so at least they have a good shot at making the NBA Finals for the second year in a row.  Lebron James has been great for the Heat, and they should continue this roll they have going.