It's Official: LeBron James Is the King

Neil PowellCorrespondent 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)

With 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter of Friday night's game two of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James made a move to the basket with the shot clock winding down.

He dunked it right?  Got fouled and went to the line, huh? Maybe both?

No, he traveled.

With his Cavaliers down a game and needing a win before heading to the Sunshine State for the next two, Cleveland was in a must-win scenario.

Always comparing James to the greatest player ever, Michael Jordan, I was left thinking would "MJ" have ever traveled with his team needing a play of this magnitude?

The Magic got the ball and as Hedo Turkoglu drove left, Sasha Pavlovic fouled him with only a couple seconds on the shot clock.

The Cavs had a foul to give, but it left the Magic with 12 seconds and no shot clock, allowing them to take the last shot.

Turkoglu did just that hitting what appeared to be a game winning shot at the top of free throw lane, with one second remaining.

Cleveland called their last time out and set up at half court.

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James put a nice move on Turkoglu to get open at the top of the three point line.

Mo Williams, who had 19 points in the contest, hit "The King" with a perfect pass allowing LeBron to catch-and-shoot in smooth rhythm for the series saving shot. 

It was the type of shot that legends are made of.

James finished with 35 points, five assists and four rebounds in Cleveland's 96-95 victory. 

Rashard Lewis led the Magic with 23 points and Turkoglu added 22. 

With the series now tied at one game each, the teams head to Orlando for game three on Sunday night.