James, who had made his first nine free throws, missed a pair to seal the Cavaliers' fate.
"The first one felt good, but the Detroit spirit tapped it out," said James, apparently referring to the good karma dispensed by the sellout crowd at The Palace. "The second one didn't feel good at all."
Wait, what? The Spirit of Detroit had a hand in this?
Sunday's tilt between the Cavs and Pistons was nice to see: a close game that Detroit put away in the final minutes (with just a little bit of help from a choking LeBron James). In any case, the paying gigs prevented me from touching this until now, but here's what everyone else had to say:
- Need4Sheed: Pistons Take Down Cavs
- The Hardcourt: I'm happy to have been wrong
- Fear the Sword: Cavs v. Pistons real-time blog
- 20-Second Timeout: Cavaliers slipping closer to first-round elimination