Heat survive Thunder rally for 100-96 win

Heat survive Thunder rally for 100-96 win

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 14: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat lays the ball up with his left hand in the second half while taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the 2012 NBA Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 14, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Larry W. Smith/Pool/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press/Getty Images

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Updated Friday, Jun 15 at 12:32 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- LeBron James scored 32 points and hit the clinching free throws with 7 seconds left, Dwyane Wade added 24 points and the Miami Heat claimed home-court advantage in the NBA Finals by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96 in Game 2 on Thursday night.

The Thunder stormed back from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit and had a chance to tie it on Kevin Durant's 7-footer along the left baseline with 10 seconds left. James provided the defense on the shot and rebounded the miss before getting fouled and hitting two clutch free throws.

Durant finished with 32 points and Russell Westbrook had 27 but the Thunder weren't able to overcome a double-digit deficit.

The series is tied at a game apiece heading into Game 3 on Sunday night in Miami.

Click on the photo gallery to the right to view photos from the game.

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