The best basketball player in the world bursts through the lane.

His team down two points, he goes up. High up. A few feet away from the rim ...

... and he passes the ball.

He does what?

Yes, he passes the basketball. To the right corner. His teammate — Chris Bosh — misses.

And the Indiana Pacers survived to beat the Miami Heat, 93-90, on Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Championship.

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Miami leads the best-of-7 series, 3-2. The Heat host Game 6 on Friday at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.

My question: Do you believe the NBA is "fixed?" In other words, are the players/refs/coaches/NBA front office in cahoots by predetermining the winner in some, if not all, games?

No way does the self-proclaimed "The Chosen One" — LeBron James — pass up a game-tying shot so close, so incredibly, unbelievably close, to the rim.