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Backup plan paid off

Bench provides support for James

LeBron James tells his mother, Gloria, that her assistance isn't required after he absorbed a hard foul in the first quarter from Paul Pierce. Gloria James left her seat to admonish Pierce. LeBron James tells his mother, Gloria, that her assistance isn't required after he absorbed a hard foul in the first quarter from Paul Pierce. Gloria James left her seat to admonish Pierce. (MARK DUNCAN/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Tim Rogers
Globe Correspondent / May 13, 2008

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CLEVELAND - LeBron James had the big game and hit the biggest shots. The contributions of the Cleveland Cavaliers' bench were bigger. (Full article: 545 words)

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