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You're level with six seconds left - what do you do? Give the ball to LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers had King James to thank for a last-gasp win over the Brooklyn Nets last night.

Image: Associated Press

PRESSURE IS FOR tyres. When you need them most, the big players come through and revel in those intense moments.

We’ve lost count of how many times LeBron James has done it in his storied career but on Saturday night, there was another game-winning shot as his Cleveland Cavaliers made it nine games unbeaten at home.

But the Brooklyn Nets had ran them exceptionally close after bossing the opening quarter and they tied the game with just 15.2 seconds left.

The Cavs called a timeout and the message was simple: get the ball to LeBron.

It was a good idea.

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