SAN ANTONIO – The air conditioning was blowing, LeBron James' muscles were firing and that was all the Miami Heat needed to even the 2014 NBA Finals. Well, that and a timely 3-pointer from Chris Bosh.
James scored 35 points – 22 in the second half – and found Bosh in the right corner for a 3-pointer with 1:18 left to put the Heat ahead to stay in a 98-96 victory that squared the Finals at a game apiece on Sunday.
The series shifts to Miami for the next two games. Game 3 is Tuesday night.
"He has an incredible way to put his fingerprints on a game in a lot of different areas," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said of James.
The two-time defending champion Heat once again showed their resilience, winning for an NBA-record 13th straight time following a loss in the playoffs. They haven't dropped consecutive games in the postseason since the 2012 Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics.
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