Tuesday, June 12, 2012

NBA Finals: Thunder Come Back To Cool Off Visiting Heat In Series Opener

At Oklahoma City:

Russell Westbrook celebrates after scoring two of his 27 points as the Thunder drop the Heat in Game 1. (US Presswire)

Kevin Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in the third quarter on Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Thunder came back from a seven-point halftime deficit and overtook the visiting Miami Heat 105-94 in the opening game of the NBA Finals.  Russell Westbrook (pictured here) added 27 (to go with his 11 assists and eight rebounds) for the Thunder while LeBron James scored 30 to pace the Heat.

The series resumes Thursday night in Oklahoma City.

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