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As a result of a broken nose suffered during Miami’s road victory over Oklahoma City last week, LeBron James wore a black mask to “lessen the pain” as the Heat beat the Knicks 108-82 in Miami last night.  LeBron shot 13-for-19 from the field with 31 points. (Robert Duyos/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)

GALLERY: NBA Players in Face Masks

As a result of a broken nose suffered during Miami’s road victory over Oklahoma City last week, LeBron James wore a black mask to “lessen the pain” as the Heat beat the Knicks 108-82 in Miami last night.  LeBron shot 13-for-19 from the field with 31 points. (Robert Duyos/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)
GALLERY: NBA Players in Face Masks

LeBron James wears a message honoring Trayvon Martin on his sneaker before the Miami Heat’s game against the Detroit Pistons on March 23, 2012, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (Duane Burleson/AP)

LeBron James wears a message honoring Trayvon Martin on his sneaker before the Miami Heat’s game against the Detroit Pistons on March 23, 2012, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (Duane Burleson/AP)

Tony Parker takes his game-sealing jumper right before the shot clock expired. The basket gave San Antonio a four-point lead with five seconds to go in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. (Greg Nelson/SI)

GALLERY: SI’s Best Shots of the NBA Finals

Tony Parker takes his game-sealing jumper right before the shot clock expired. The basket gave San Antonio a four-point lead with five seconds to go in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. (Greg Nelson/SI)
GALLERY: SI’s Best Shots of the NBA Finals

Paul George lays down a thunderous dunk during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday. Indiana rebounded from a close loss in Game 1 to pull out a 97-93 victory and tie the series at 1-1. (Issac Balizon/Getty Images)

THOMSEN: Pacers show resilience in Game 2 victory

Paul George lays down a thunderous dunk during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday. Indiana rebounded from a close loss in Game 1 to pull out a 97-93 victory and tie the series at 1-1. (Issac Balizon/Getty Images)
THOMSEN: Pacers show resilience in Game 2 victory

LeBron James is guarded by Jimmy Butler during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between Miami and Chicago on Wednesday. James recorded 23 points in a 94-91 series-clinching victory for the Heat. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) 

GALLERY: Rare Photos of LeBron James

LeBron James is guarded by Jimmy Butler during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between Miami and Chicago on Wednesday. James recorded 23 points in a 94-91 series-clinching victory for the Heat. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) 
GALLERY: Rare Photos of LeBron James

LeBron James shoots over Kevin Durant during a Feb. matchup between the Heat and Thunder. Miami won 110-100. (Greg Nelson/SI)

GALLERY: The Miami Heat’s Historic Run

LeBron James shoots over Kevin Durant during a Feb. matchup between the Heat and Thunder. Miami won 110-100. (Greg Nelson/SI)
GALLERY: The Miami Heat’s Historic Run

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School’s LeBron James poses in the locker room for a 2002 SI photo shoot. (Michael J. LeBrecht II/SI)

GALLERY: LeBron James in High School

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School’s LeBron James poses in the locker room for a 2002 SI photo shoot. (Michael J. LeBrecht II/SI)
GALLERY: LeBron James in High School

LeBron James soars to the basket during Sunday’s All-Star Game. (Greg Nelson/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of LeBron James

LeBron James soars to the basket during Sunday’s All-Star Game. (Greg Nelson/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of LeBron James

LeBron James and Chris Bosh shake hands in the closing seconds of Thursday’s victory over the Lakers. As the shortened NBA season reaches its quarter-pole, SI.com’s Zach Lowe has listed the eight things he likes and doesn’t like about the season so far. Miami’s all-black uniforms ranks first among things he doesn’t like. (AP)

LOWE: What we’ve learned at quarter-mark of the season

LeBron James and Chris Bosh shake hands in the closing seconds of Thursday’s victory over the Lakers. As the shortened NBA season reaches its quarter-pole, SI.com’s Zach Lowe has listed the eight things he likes and doesn’t like about the season so far. Miami’s all-black uniforms ranks first among things he doesn’t like. (AP)
LOWE: What we’ve learned at quarter-mark of the season