|Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade (3) gets past Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) of Switzerland to shoot the ball during the first half at Game 3 of the NBA Finals basketball series, Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)|
Heat lead Thunder 69-67 after 3 quarters
MIAMI—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.