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Thunder Vs. Heat, 2012 NBA Finals Game 4: Miami Takes 79-74 Lead Into 4th Quarter

The Miami Heat quickly took their first lead of the game in the third quarter of Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Heat lead by as many as seven points, and finished the quarter up 79-74. LeBron James turned it on in the third quarter, notching a double-double with 20 points and 12 assists. He's just one rebound shy of a triple-double, with 12 more minutes to go before the Heat put the Thunder on the brink of elimination.

Dwyane Wade led the charge at the start of the second half and he's matched James with 20 points of his own. The two hooked up on this incredible connection off a long rebound:


Stick with this StoryStream for all your news throughout the 2012 NBA Finals. For more on the Heat, visit Peninsula Is Mightier. For the opponent's perspective throughout the series, visit Welcome To Loud City and SB Nation Kansas City. For all your Finals analysis, visitSB Nation's NBA hub.

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.