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Kings Of Christmas: The Thunder fell short in their Finals rema…

Kings Of Christmas: The Thunder fell short in their Finals rematch, b…

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 25, 2012
The Thunder fell short in their Finals rematch, but it was their insistence on going big again that led to the 103-97 loss to the Heat. Ben Golliver examines OKC's defensive undoings.
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  • LeBron James Throws Down A Put Back Slam

    LeBron James Throws Down A Put Back Slam

    dimemag.com Dec 25, 2012
    LeBron James grabs a rebound and smashes the one-handed put-back slam in one motion in today’s matchup between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • Cavs' Varejao out again

    Cavs' Varejao out again

    CNNSI.com Dec 25, 2012
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will miss his fourth straight game because of a bruised right knee.
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  • Heat's Mike Miller scores 10,000th career point

    Heat's Mike Miller scores 10,000th career point

    nba.com Dec 25, 2012
    Heat forward Mike Miller is the 48th active player with at least 10,000 points in his NBA career.
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  • LeBron's foul-free streak ends at 254 minutes

    LeBron's foul-free streak ends at 254 minutes

    CNNSI.com Dec 25, 2012
    MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James' foul-free streak is over.
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  • Strength Vs. Strength

    Strength Vs. Strength

    CNNSI.com Dec 25, 2012
    Miami, the best in the East, and Oklahoma City, the leader in the West, are meeting for the first time since the 2012 NBA Finals. The Heat have started quickly. Follow the action here.
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  • Video - Heat Earn Hard-Fought Win Against Thunder 01:08

    Heat Earn Hard-Fought Win Against Thunder

    Dec 25
    Kevin Durant scored 33 points, but LeBron James countered with 29 points of his own to lead the Heat past the Thunder 103-97
  • Video - LeBron Discusses Win Against Thunder 00:41

    LeBron Discusses Win Against Thunder

    Dec 25
    LeBron James comments on the Heat's performance against the Thunder on Christmas.
  • Video - Heat Earn Hard-Fought Win Against Thunder 01:39

    Heat Earn Hard-Fought Win Against Thunder

    Dec 25
    Highlight of the night: Kevin Durant scored 33 points, but LeBron James countered with 29 points of his own to lead the Heat past the Thunder 103-97.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Oklahoma City Thunder have more issues against the Miami Heat

    Dec 25
    Another Thunder loss to the Heat creates question marks that it seems OKC must address, writes Brian Windhorst.