The Cavaliers refused to go gentle into that good night choosing rather to fork the lightning in Game 5 of the NBA Finals and bring down a 112-97 victory.
After a night of guts, gains and glory, the sun rose with a golden light on King James' billboard in Cleveland Tuesday.
Sons of thunder LeBron James and Kyrie Irving put 41 points each on the scoreboard Monday.
It's never been done in the history of NBA Finals.
When the Cavs take on the Golden State Warriors Thursday for Game 6, trailing one game at 3-2; can they go where no team has gone before?
Not one contender has come back after a 3-1 deficit to become champ in the NBA Finals.
Tell that to the sons of thunder who stand this day atop the ashes of never.