After blowing a three-point lead with about four minutes left in the game, the Miami Heat had a chance to win the game with LeBron James in semi-transition—a virtual guarantee for points or a trip to the free-throw line.
Unless the refs blow a call.
The first blown call was missing Joe Johnson arm swat as James gathered and elevated. I can live with that. But the obvious hack by Mason “Plums” Plumlee? Come on, now.
Yes, the Heat should have played better.
No, the referees are not entirely to blame.
But, man, LeBron should have been shooting free throws. That’s a tough one to swallow, Heat fans.