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Heat lead Thunder 69-67 after 3 quarters

Sunday - 6/17/2012, 10:11pm  ET

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 21 points, and his 3-pointer capped a comeback that gave the Miami Heat a 69-67 lead after three quarters of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night.

The Heat trailed 64-54 when Oklahoma City's Derek Fisher made a four-point play with 4:33 left. Miami then closed the period on a 15-3 burst, all coming with Kevin Durant on the bench with four fouls.

Durant led the Thunder with 21 points through three quarters. Russell Westbrook scored 15 for Oklahoma City, while Dwyane Wade scored 20 points for the Heat.

The teams entered Sunday tied at a game apiece in the best-of-seven series.


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