You know, for a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, Courtney Lee sure seems to be a pretty important offensive rebounder.
[Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball]
Two nights after grabbing a crucial carom of a Kemba Walker miss with four seconds left to help ice the Charlotte Hornets' Game 4 win to even their first-round playoff series with the Miami Heat at two games apiece, Lee once again found himself in the right place at the right time. This time, though, he didn't just hold the Heat off; he put them down himself.
With the Heat holding a one-point lead and just over 30 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's pivotal Game 5, Walker once again rose and fired a shot that the Hornets needed. Once again, it came up short ... and once again, Lee was there, reading the ball off the rim, seeing that he'd been left alone — his man, Dwyane Wade, had crashed down into the paint from the far corner to help rookie wing Josh Richardson keep Charlotte bigRead More »from Courtney Lee keeps the faith, stuns Heat to give Hornets 3-2 lead