LeBron James had 26 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds as the Miami Heat moved within one win of claiming the National Basketball Association championship with a 104-98 defeat of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Miami Heat pulled away for a 103-84 victory against the San Antonio Spurs that tied the National Basketball Association Finals at one game apiece even though LeBron James was held to 17 points, his fewest this postseason.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat will sit out tonight’s home game against the New York Knicks because of leg injuries, and Las Vegas oddsmakers have adjusted the betting line by five points.
Carmelo Anthony tied a career high with 50 points and the New York Knicks won their ninth straight game 102-90 at the Miami Heat, whose leading scorers LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were sidelined with injuries.
The Miami Heat overcame LeBron James’s lowest-scoring game in 21 months to beat the Indiana Pacers 105-91 for their 18th straight win, the longest streak in the National Basketball Association this season.