Heat lead Thunder 79-75 after 3 quarters in Game 4
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James had 20 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and the Miami Heat took a 79-75 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder into the fourth quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
The Heat trailed by as many as 17 points in the first quarter before rallying, and outscored the Thunder 33-26 in the third quarter.
Mario Chalmers scored 13 points and Chris Bosh added 11 for the Heat, who were trying to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Russell Westbrook had 26 points and Kevin Durant had 22 through three quarters for the Thunder, who gave up a 16-0 run to Miami in the first half.
Game 5 is Thursday in Miami.
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