Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/25/12
Kevin Durant collected 28 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder made a statement in thumping the visiting Miami Heat 103-87.Serge Ibaka chipped in 19 points and 10 boards and James Harden added 19 points for the Thunder, who looked convincing in building up a big lead and then holding off the Heat in a possible NBA Finals preview. The Thunder won their third straight game and snapped Miami's four-game winning streak. Dwyane Wade scored 22 points to lead Miami.Oklahoma City had the lead up to 91-75 after Russell Westbrook’s 3-pointer with 8:45 left when the Heat went on one last run. Chris Bosh hit a jumper and LeBron James stole the ball on the ensuing possession, finding Shane Battier for a 3-pointer.Another turnover was followed by another 3-pointer from Battier, chopping it down to 91-83.The Thunder held off the charge and went back to the inside, getting back-to-back dunks from Kendrick Perkins to push it to double digits with 4:01 to play. Durant’...
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