Caption

LeBron hits game-winner, gives Cavs confidence as they head to Atlanta

Look out, Atlanta.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are headed to Philips Arena after taking the first step in figuring out where they’ve gone wrong over the past two months.

In overtime of Wednesday’s matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves, LeBron James blocked Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler 's jump shot with 1.3 seconds left and the game tied at 138. On the inbound, James, covered by Butler, was passed the ball at the free throw line on the other side of the floor and sank the game-winning shot with 0.4 seconds left.

James finished the 140-138 win shooting 16-of-22 from the field and 5-of-7 from three for a game-high 37 points along with 15 assists and 10 rebounds.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 DeKalb teacher accused of sexually abusing sixth-grader found dead
  2. 2 Tech wants to keep Johnson. That might not be an option
  3. 3 Companies use 1851 law to deny liability in duck boat tragedy that kil

The rest of this story can be read on myAJC.com.

More from AJC