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Durant, Thunder eased past James, Heat in Game 1

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (Sporting Alert) — Kevin Durant powered the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-94 victory over the LeBron James-led Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA finals, here at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Tuesday.

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Durant, who played for 46 of the 48 minutes, scored 36 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the win for the Thunder, which outscored Miami 31-21 in the fourth quarter.

“Well, those guys, they came out on fire. They were passing the ball well, knocking down shots. We just wanted to continue to keep playing,” Durant said.

“It’s a long game, and every time our coach was just saying, ‘Play harder, play harder,’ and that’s what we did.”

Russell Westbrook supported well with 27 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, while Serge Ibaka added 10 points and six boards.

For Miami, LeBron James led the way with 30 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals.

Dwyane Wade had 19 points and eight helpers, with Shane Battier ending with 17 points, starting in the forward position.

Game 2 of the series is Thursday night again here in Oklahoma City.

Kobe Franz is a huge sports fan, but loves the Oklahoma City Thunder and the rivalry between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Franz also enjoys spending time with his family.

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