);
Miami Heat

#NBATogetherLive: LeBron James and Rajon Rondo duel in OT thriller in 2012 Conference Finals

In Game 2 of the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat pulled off a thrilling comeback to edge the Boston Celtics in overtime 115-111.

LeBron James recorded 34 points and 11 rebounds, while Dwyane Wade added 23 points as the Heat rallied from as many as 15 points down in the first half and 11 in the third quarter to pull off the biggest playoff comeback in franchise history to take a 2-0 series lead.

The Heat overcame 44 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds from Rajon Rondo, who scored all 12 of Boston's 12 points in overtime and played all 53 minutes of the game.

"Rondo was absolutely amazing," James said post-game. "The performance he put on tonight will go down in the record books. ... It was a battle, and we never felt like we won the game or lost the game when there were zeros on the clock."

Watch the game below:

Rondo shot 16-of-24 from the field on the night, including 10-of-12 from the free-throw line, while Paul Pierce added 21 points and Kevin Garnett chipped in 18 points and Ray Allen 13.

The Heat went on to advance to the NBA Finals in six games, before beating the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games to win the NBA championship.

The views expressed here do not represent those of the NBA or its clubs.

More from NBA.com

dantoni-udoka
Report: D'Antoni, Udoka join Nash in Brooklyn
Gilbert McGregor
durant-westbrook-2015
On This Date: Westbrook, KD combine for 91 in a classic
Gilbert McGregor
#LaMelo
Potential No.1 pick LaMelo Ball meets with Timberwolves
Benyam Kidane
#Maxey #Edwards
Highlights from Edwards & Maxey's Pro Day
NBA.com Staff
lebron-james-102820-ftr-getty
On This Date: LeBron lives up to the hype in debut
Scott Rafferty
warriors-nba-draft-ftr.jpg
Should the Warriors keep or trade the No. 2 pick?
Kyle Irving and Benyam Kidane
More News