Oklahoma City was scorched by LeBron James for 29 points as the Heat defated the Thunder 103-97 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Heat were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 203.5.
Dwyane Wade had 21 points for Miami and Mario Chalmers chipped in with 20 points. LeBron James had 9 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Oklahoma City got 33 points from Kevin Durant in a losing cause and another 21 points from Russell Westbrook. Kevin Durant contributed 3 assists for the Thunder, while Russell Westbrook had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 54-48 at the break.
Oklahoma City had a 39-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Oklahoma City, they head home to face Dallas.