"It was the whole left leg," LeBron said of his final cramps. "Damn near the whole left side … the best option for me was not to move. I tried and any little step or nudge, it would get worse. It would lock up worse and my muscles spasmed 10 out of 10.
"… It's frustrating and anger, but at the same time it's something that you try to prevent, you try to control. I mean, I got all the fluids I need to get, I do my normal routine I've done."
Only neither he nor the Heat training staff could have envisioned such an environment. They thought the AC would work.
"It was inevitable for me tonight," James said. "Throughout the conditions, you know, out there on the floor."