ADVERTISEMENT

CELEBRITIES

NBA Finals Game Three – Heat Aggression Leads to Win

Gallery Icon

Michael Garcia - June 19, 2012

The Miami Heat battled back from a ten point third quarter deficit to win game three against the Oklahoma City Thunder and take a 2-1 series lead.

Heat 91 - Thunder 85

It wasn't pretty, but it doesn't matter. The Heat managed to shoot just 37 percent from the field, but were able to take game three in Miami. LeBron James once again led the way, scoring 29 and grabbing 14 boards, while Dwayne Wade had a really solid performance with 25 points, 7 boards and 7 assists.

Miami again was extremely aggressive in attacking the basket, and the result was getting to the free throw line often. Miami made 31 of their 35 free throws, while the Thunder made only 15 of their 24. It's shocking because OKC was the number one free throw shooting team in the regular season.

Russell Westbrook continues to struggle from the floor. He was just 8 of 18 in game three, after going 10-24 in game one and 10-26 in game two. James Harden really couldn't get it going in game three, missing all four of his three point attempts and finishing with just nine points.

The Thunder really let one slip away and the chance to take back home court advantage.

Game four is tomorrow night in Miami.

Tagged in: nba , photos , sports ,



Comments
Disclaimer: All rights reserved for writing and editorial content. No rights or credit claimed for any images featured on egotastic.com unless stated. If you own rights to any of the images because YOU ARE THE PHOTOGRAPHER and do not wish them to appear here, please contact us info(@)egotastic.com and they will be promptly removed. If you are a representative of the photographer, provide signed documentation in your query that you are acting on that individual's legal copyright holder status.



>