Giants pitcher Chris Heston celebrates his no-hitter with catcher Buster Posey.
LeBron James gets a little help from Matthew Dellavedova as Cleveland takes a 2-1 series lead on the Warriors with Tuesday’s Game 3 win.
So this is kinda weird.
The last time Cleveland hosted a Game 3 of the NBA Finals, in 2007, Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter for the Tigers on the same night.
Flash forward to Tuesday night, Cleveland was hosting a Game 3 for the first time in eight years and — you guessed it — a no-hitter was thrown on the same night.
Giants rookie Chris Heston was the no-no artist in 2015, striking out 11 Mets — without throwing harder than 92 mph — in a 5-0 San Francisco win. Verlander, for his part, struck out 12 Brewers in his ‘07 no-hitter.
Luckily for LeBron James and the Cavaliers, the Game 3 similarities were limited to the baseball diamond.
James scored 40 points with 12 rebounds in the Cavaliers’ 96-91 win Tuesday night to take a 2-1 series lead on the Warriors. Back in 2007 the Cavs lost in Game 3, the third loss in series sweep by the Spurs in King James’ first Finals trip.
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