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LeBron James misses go-ahead layup, hits game-tying 3-pointer against Wizards (video)

LeBron James, Otto Porter Jr.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles the ball against Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)


John Wall called tonight’s Wizards-Cavaliers game the biggest regular-season game of his career. And Washington wore all black against the Celtics last month. So, you know this was big.

The game has actually lived up the hype with thrilling basketball -- and that was before LeBron James produced an even more incredible finish to regulation.

In the final seconds of the fourth quarter, LeBron James got away with a blatant travel, missed the go-ahead layup and then made a far tougher 3-pointer to tie it:

LeBron fouled out in overtime, but the Cavaliers still won, 140-135.