Heat Vs. Thunder, 2012 NBA Finals Game 4: Miami Holds Strong, Picks Up 104-98 Victory Over Oklahoma City

The Miami Heat have taken a commanding 3-1 series lead against the Oklahoma City Thunder following Tuesday night's 104-98 victory. The game ended with plenty of drama, most especially because LeBron James experienced cramps and eventually left the game for good in the final two minutes. Dwyane Wade said LeBron "would be good" when asked about his condition immediately after the game ended.

LeBron hit a crucial three-pointer when he came back for a brief time after he left the court to be worked on. The shot broke a 94-94 tie and helped continue a 12-4 run that ended the game in the Heat's favor. LeBron fell one rebound short of a triple-double, scoring 26 points, dishing the ball out for 12 assists and grabbing nine rebounds.

Mario Chalmers and Wade each added 25 points while Chris Bosh put in 13 points. Chalmers was 9-of-15 from the field and sank three from beyond the arc.

The Thunder's Russell Westbrook provided a great performance in the losing effort, scoring 43 points on 20-of-32 shooting. Kevin Durant added 28 points, but no other Thunder player reached double-digit points.

The Heat can close out this series on Thursday at home when Game 5 takes place at AmericanAirlines Arena. ABC will have the game at 9 p.m. ET.

For more on the Heat, head over to Peninsula Is Mightier and SB Nation Tampa Bay. For Thunder news and notes, visit Welcome To Loud City or check out SB Nation Kansas City. And for news, analysis and everything else revolving around the NBA Playoffs, be sure to visit SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

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