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Thunder erase early 18-point hole, top Heat 112-95

  • Article by: TIM REYNOLDS
  • Associated Press
  • January 29, 2014 - 8:50 PM

MIAMI — Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased an 18-point early deficit on the way to overwhelming the Miami Heat 112-95 on Wednesday night.

Jeremy Lamb and Derek Fisher came off the bench to score a combined 33 more for the Thunder, who have now won nine straight. Durant scored at least 30 points for the 12th straight game, matching the league's longest such streak since Tracy McGrady did it in 14 consecutive outings in the 2002-03 season.

Miami led 22-4, and then got outscored 87-53 in the next 2½ quarters.

LeBron James scored 34 for the Heat, with Chris Bosh scoring 18 and Dwyane Wade adding 15.

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