NBA Finals 2012 Game 3: Analyzing Miami's Win

The Miami Heat have rebounded from their opening series loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, winning the last two games to take a 2-1 series lead. A big part of the shift in the series has been the play of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade, as SB Nation's Ben Golliver explains in this latest recap of the game.

Oklahoma City struggled to score and picked up some costly fouls late in the game. There were also some questionable coaching decisions from Thunder head coach Scott Brooks, who decided to bench Russell Westbrook in favor of Derek Fisher late in the game.

The Miami defense has been giving Kevin Durant fits the past two games, forcing him into tough shots and limiting his fourth quarter opportunities.

For more on the game, stick with our 2012 NBA Finals, Game 3 StoryStream. For more on the Heat, head over to Peninsula is Mightier and SB Nation Tampa Bay. For more on the Thunder, check out Welcome To Loud City and SB Nation Kansas City.

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