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The story behind a great NBA photograph

You don't have to love the Heat to respect this picture from Dec. 6, though I suspect nobody in Cleveland will want to look at it.

Rob Peterson, Senior Editor at the sports site Fanhouse, tracked down AP photographer Morry Gash to get the story behind the frame. And... let's just quote Peterson and say it was "borne of excellent planning sprinkled with a little luck":

There by Gash's toes was his Canon 5D Mark II, a camera outfitted with a wider-angle lens, synced to fire by radio remote control when he took pictures with the camera he held in his hand. As the play developed, Gash clicked off four or five shots narrowly focusing on James. At the time, he knew he had LeBron, but Gash didn't have an inkling Wade had entered the foreground. Keen-eyed observers watching the game live could see Wade go out of frame on the left of the screen with his arms extended. (Full Story)