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Video: LeBron dunk highlights how Heat beat Boston

Boston Celtics v Miami Heat - Game One

MIAMI, FL - MAY 01: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts after a foul during Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2011 NBA Playoffs against the Boston Celtics at American Airlines Arena on May 1, 2011 in Miami, Florida. 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 Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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This was one of the highlight plays in Miami’s win over Boston.

But LeBron James ally-oop dunk was also a clever little play breaking down Boston’s half court defense. What Boston does is overload the strong side — in this case when Dwyane Wade comes off Chris Bosh’s high screen Rajon Rondo sticks with him, but Kevin Garnett stays on the strong side to cut off Wade trying to drive back to the middle, and Big Baby slides over so he can’t just drive baseline. Boston wants to take away the penetration, they bring the extra defender over, and they zone the weak side.

Except when Paul Pierce zoned, Joel Anthony sets a little pick that lets LeBron cut baseline and Pierce can’t get to him. Then Wade throws the ally-oop and James finishes. As nobody finishes quite like James.

Don’t be shocked if you see this play again this series. It attacks the Celtics defensive weakness.