Sporting Kansas City lin Durant's 32 paces Thunder past Heat News Miami Heat

Miami Heat have changed strate...
Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers:...
Bobcats 104, Heat 65...
Streaking Bobcats dominate Hea...
Heat-Bobcats, Box...
Cavs roll as Shaq reaches mile...
ROSTER REPORT 2010-01-20...
GETTING INSIDE 2010-01-20...
Wade heats up, burns Pacers...
Heat 113, Pacers 83...
Heat sign Jamaal Magloire...
Shaq and wife staying together...
Web viewing of NBA games may s...
Heat sign Dorell Wright...
Heat waive Bobby Jones...
Bye who have this number 32 (t
Matured Beastley making Heat c
September 2017
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
Add to Google
Add to My Yahoo!
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Windows Live

News » Durant's 32 paces Thunder past Heat

Durant's 32 paces Thunder past Heat

Durant's 32 paces Thunder past Heat

"You've got to take your hat off to that kid," Heat forward Quentin Richardson said. "He's 6-foot-11 and playing like a 2 guard. That's a tough cover for anybody in the NBA, as tall as he is, as quick as he is, and he has an unbelievable jump shot."

Miami made its run, largely coinciding with Durant not scoring for the final 4:46 of the half. The Heat scored 13 of the final 19 points of the second quarter, closing to 45-42 at the break.

But the third quarter, all Oklahoma City again.

Westbrook had nine in the period, Durant had eight more and the Heat opened by shooting 4 of 12 from the floor. Another big run - the 14-2 spurt - did most of the damage, as Oklahoma City stretched a tenuous 51-48 edge into a 65-50 lead, and held that 15-point margin at 74-59 entering the fourth.

Miami was never closer than eight from there.


Charge? Block? How about both? Green and O'Neal were both called for fouls 1 minute after tipoff, when officials apparently had trouble deciding if Green was guilty of charging or O'Neal guilty of blocking. "Ain't never heard that before," Wade announced, before the teams had a jump ball at midcourt to decide possession. ... The Thunder had six players with two fouls in the first half, while the Heat only had seven total fouls in the opening 24 minutes. ... O'Neal and Westbrook were called for technicals after a minor skirmish late in the first half. ... Miami's Udonis Haslem left with under 2 minutes remaining to get his strained left shoulder checked. He is expected to play in Atlanta.

Play Basketball Hot Streak and win prizes!

Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website:
Added: November 18, 2009


Copyright ©, Inc. All rights reserved 2018.