Jun 14 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) lays the ball up defended by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of game two in the 2012 NBA Finals at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Heat defeated the Thunder 100-96. Mandatory Credit: Larry W.Smith/Pool Photo via US PRESSWIRE
With the 2012 NBA Finals between Oklahoma City and Miami tied at one game apiece, the Heat welcome the Thunder to South Beach on Sunday night for Game 3.
After holding off yet another furious Oklahoma City rally, the Miami Heat won Game 2 of the 2012 NBA Finals 100-96 to even the series and send the talents of both squads to South Beach for Game 3.
The Heat took an 18-2 lead to begin Game 2, but had to withstand a late Thunder rally to stave off an 0-2 deficit in the series. LeBron James has 32 points, eight rebounds and five assists for Miami, with Chris Bosh chipping in 10 points and 15 rebounds.
Here is what you need to know for Sunday night's matchup:
Game Time: 8:00 p.m. EST, Sunday, June 17
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Series: Tied, 1-1
TV Coverage: ABC
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