Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • OKC 42.3
    • 47.5 MIA
  • Three Point %

    • OKC 31.3
    • 28.6 MIA
  • Turnovers

    • OKC 17
    • 14 MIA
  • Rebounds

    • OKC 50
    • 39 MIA

Game Information

AmericanAirlines Arena
,
  • Miami, FL
  • Line: MIA -3.0
Attendance: 20,300
100%
Capacity: 19,600
Referees: Monty McCutchen, John Goble, Tony Brown
12/26/2012 Associated Press

LeBron, Heat outlast Thunder in Finals rematch

LeBron James finished with 29 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 21, and the Miami Heat survived a frantic finish to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-97 in an NBA Finals rematch Tuesday.

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Thunder2424242597
Heat27272029103

Game Flow

OKC
MIA
0:00 - 4th Quarter

OKC

97

MIA

103

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Russell Westbrook misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Russell Westbrook misses 7-foot
  • Serge Ibaka misses 14-foot jumper
  • Kendrick Perkins misses jumper
  • Serge Ibaka makes 15-foot jumper (Thabo Sefolosha assists)
  • Kevin Durant makes two point shot
  • Russell Westbrook makes driving layup (Kendrick Perkins assists)
  • Kevin Martin misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Reggie Jackson makes jumper
  • Joel Anthony blocks Russell Westbrook 's 4-foot two point shot
  • Nick Collison misses layup
  • Kevin Martin makes 25-foot three point jumper (Nick Collison assists)
  • Kevin Martin makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Martin makes driving layup (Nick Collison assists)
  • Kevin Martin misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Serge Ibaka makes jumper (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Serge Ibaka makes layup
  • LeBron James blocks Kendrick Perkins' 13-foot jumper
  • Serge Ibaka misses 19-foot jumper
  • Serge Ibaka makes driving layup
  • Kevin Durant misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Kevin Durant makes 11-foot two point shot
  • Russell Westbrook misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Russell Westbrook makes 24-foot three point jumper (Kevin Durant assists)
  • Kevin Durant makes two point shot
  • Kevin Durant misses 11-foot jumper
  • Kevin Martin misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Russell Westbrook misses 11-foot
  • Kevin Durant misses layup
  • Russell Westbrook misses tip shot
  • Serge Ibaka misses 18-foot jumper
  • Kevin Durant misses 16-foot jumper
  • Kevin Durant makes 25-foot three point jumper (Reggie Jackson assists)
  • Russell Westbrook misses 21-foot jumper
  • Kevin Durant makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Durant misses 11-foot jumper
  • Shane Battier blocks Kevin Martin's layup
  • Kevin Durant makes 14-foot jumper
  • Kevin Durant misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwyane Wade makes layup (LeBron James assists)
  • Mario Chalmers makes 23-foot three point jumper (LeBron James assists)
  • LeBron James makes two point shot (Mario Chalmers assists)
  • Chris Bosh makes 20-foot jumper (Dwyane Wade assists)
  • Mario Chalmers makes driving layup
  • Mario Chalmers makes driving layup
  • LeBron James misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Chris Bosh misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • LeBron James misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwyane Wade makes two point shot
  • Dwyane Wade misses 17-foot jumper
  • LeBron James misses driving layup
  • LeBron James makes layup
  • Mario Chalmers makes 8-foot two point shot
  • LeBron James misses
  • Norris Cole misses 5-foot
  • Chris Bosh makes dunk (Mike Miller assists)
  • Chris Bosh makes 9-foot two point shot (Mike Miller assists)
  • Dwyane Wade misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Mario Chalmers misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwyane Wade misses 12-foot jump bank shot
  • Mike Miller misses 20-foot jumper
  • LeBron James makes two point shot
  • Dwyane Wade makes 13-foot two point shot
  • LeBron James makes 18-foot jumper
  • Udonis Haslem makes dunk (Dwyane Wade assists)
  • LeBron James makes driving layup (Dwyane Wade assists)
  • Dwyane Wade misses 17-foot two point shot
  • Chris Bosh misses 16-foot jumper
  • Chris Bosh makes 9-foot two point shot (LeBron James assists)
  • Dwyane Wade misses 21-foot jumper
  • Chris Bosh misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Udonis Haslem misses jumper
  • LeBron James makes layup (Chris Bosh assists)
  • Mario Chalmers makes 24-foot three point jumper (LeBron James assists)
  • Shane Battier misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Norris Cole misses 20-foot jumper
  • Mario Chalmers makes 16-foot jumper (LeBron James assists)
  • Mario Chalmers makes 25-foot three point jumper
  • Chris Bosh makes two point shot (LeBron James assists)
  • Dwyane Wade makes two point shot
  • LeBron James misses 9-foot jump bank shot
  • Mario Chalmers misses finger roll layup
  • Dwyane Wade misses 18-foot jumper
  • Dwyane Wade misses 7-foot jumper
  • LeBron James misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • LeBron James misses
  • Chris Bosh makes dunk (LeBron James assists)

Research Notes

  • The Heat outscored the Thunder 42-28 in the paint on Tuesday. Miami shot 70 percent on FG in the paint, while OKC shot 40 percent on paint shots.

  • From Elias: The Heat snapped a 4-game losing streak by defending NBA champions on Christmas. The last defending champ to win on Christmas was the Heat in 2006.The Heat are the 2nd team to win a Christmas-Day rematch of the previous year's NBA Finals. The other was the Lakers, who beat the 76ers in 2001. The Heat are 7-2 all-time on Christmas Day. Their .778 winning percentage is 2nd-best all-time (minimum 5 games) trailing only the Trail Blazers (14-3, .824)

  • Most Consecutive Games with 20+ Points - Last 6 Seasons

    LeBron James2007-0849
    Kevin Durant2009-1033
    LeBron James201230*
    Dirk Nowitzki200929
    * Extended streak on Tuesday

  • LeBron James has scored 20 or more points in 30 straight games dating back to last season. That's the second-longest streak in his career, trailing only a 49-game streak in 2007-08

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