Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/18/12
Oklahoma City had its chances in Game 3, taking as much as a 10-point lead in the third quarter Sunday. But turnovers, bad possessions and a Heat team determined to hold on to its home-court edge proved too much in the end. Miami overcome a final Thunder charge in the closing minutes to win 91-85 and take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. Sunday was the first of three straight games in Miami. Game 4 is Tuesday night back at AmericanAirlines Arena. "I thought that was a very intense playoff game," Thunder coach Scott Brooks said. "I thought we did some good things, corrected some things going into this game, and I thought we gave ourselves a chance to win. That's what you want to do on the road. "The game was basically anybody's ballgame that fourth quarter. We did some things, we missed some free throws. Normally we led the league in free throw shooting percentage, but we missed some free throws tonight (they made only 15 of 24) and turned the ball over in the second half too many...
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