Moral Victory of the Year: Cavs in OT

Either game against Cleveland could have worked, honestly. In the team's visit to Ohio, the final game without Tyreke Evans due to concussion, with Spencer Hawes and Jon Brockman also out and Omri Casspi playing but ill, the Kings rallied to keep the pressure on the league's top team of the regular season. Eventually, the Kings stepped aside and allowed King James to ascend to his rightful throne.

It was somewhat more electric and somewhat less sensible when the Cavs visited Sacramento. The game tied with 10 seconds to go, Tyreke Evans and Spencer Hawes misplayed a pick-and-roll, and LeBron was able to challenge Reke's jumper and force overtime. Once there, LeBron kept slashing and passing out to an open Zydrunas Ilgauskas, who hit three straight threes (he would go on to finish the season with 11). The Kings ended up getting skunked 13-0 in overtime.

But staying with the Cavs, and putting Him on the brink ... that was really something, especially with ARCO roaring.

What's your favorite Moral Victory of the Year?

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