Thunder lead Heat 49-46 at halftime of Game 4
MIAMI (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Kevin Durant added 12 and the Oklahoma City Thunder took a 49-46 lead over the Miami Heat into halftime of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
LeBron James had 10 points, eight assists and six rebounds at the half for Miami, which also got 10 points from Dwyane Wade.
Fueled by 10 points from Westbrook, Oklahoma City sprinted out to a 33-16 lead in the first quarter before Heat rookie Norris Cole capped the period with a 3-pointer.
That started a run of 16 straight points for the Heat, who tied the game at 35-all on a 3-pointer by Wade with 7:57 left in the half. Wade stayed in the game after hitting the court hard when his shot was blocked by Serge Ibaka.
Miami leads the best-of-seven series 2-1.
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