LeBron Ties Playoff Career-High at 49 Points

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(Paul) Pierce wanted the seemingly impossible assignment of guarding LeBron James.

In other words, the unenviable task of trying to stop the seemingly unstoppable.

And Monday night, James was just that, putting on yet another transcendent performance that 17,732 fans inside Barclays Center will never forget.

James made Pierce and the rest of the Brooklyn Nets pay in the paint time and time again, taking over and pouring in a playoff career-high-tying 49 points as the Miami Heat took a commanding 3-1 series lead with a 102-96 victory in Game 4.

via Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York

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