June 14, 2012
Another slow start put Oklahoma City down 16 almost from the
start, and even Durant's 16-point fourth quarter wasn't enough to
rally the Thunder back in a 100-96 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 2
of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
In a postseason filled with thrilling comebacks, Oklahoma City
lost its grip on home-court advantage by losing at home for the
first time this postseason.
Oklahoma City had already rallied from double-digit deficits
four other times during the playoffs, but this time the comeback
came up short.
The Heat charged out to an 18-2 lead as Oklahoma City missed 12
of its first 13 shots, and the Thunder never were able to take the
The next three games will be played in Miami, with Game 3 on