LeBron James' Buzzer-Beating Three Pushes The Cavaliers Over Magic, 96-95

John Louie RamosSenior Writer IMay 23, 2009

CLEVELAND - MAY 22:  LeBron James #23 and Sasha Pavlovic #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after James made the game winning three pointer against the Orlando Magic in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2009 Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 22, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Game Two of the NBA Eastern conference finals plays out almost the same story line as Game One.

The Cleveland Cavaliers jump off to a great start, firing on all cylinders, leading by as many as 23 points halfway in the second quarter.

On the other hand the Orlando Magic put on resistance after resistance courtesy of smooth penetrations and stellar shooting from beyond the 3-point territory.

However, there is a big difference. Simply put—the Cavaliers won.

But winning isn't that easy against a determined Magic squad. Then again LeBron James makes it look easy.

James led the way for the Cavaliers scoring 35 points including the game-winning 3-point basket with exactly a second to go.

"We just couldn't afford to go down 0-2,'' James said in the post-game interview. "That's just a great shot. Now we have to get ready for Game 3. There's a lot to clean up.''

Rashard Lewis and Hedo Turkoglu carried the load for the Magic scoring 23 and 21 points respectively.

On the side of the Cavaliers' the backcourt trio of Mo Williams, Sasha Pavlovic and Delonte West scored a combined 40 points.

The first half saw sheer dominance from the Cavaliers, however the Magic furiously crawled back into the game inch by inch and finally with one second to go, grabbed the lead via a short jumper from Turkoglu to the delight of the Magic bench.

But somehow the Magic forgot something—that James is a magician himself.