NBA: Heat move ahead

A review of Sunday's action in the National Basketball Association

Last Updated: 18/06/12 8:25am

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LeBron James: Picked up 29-point haul

LeBron James: Picked up 29-point haul

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A 29-point haul from LeBron James helped inspire the Miami Heat to a 91-85 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The win means the Heat take a 2-1 lead in the seven-game final.

James, who also grabbed 14 rebounds, as Miami came back from a 64-54 third-quarter hole.

Dwayne Wade also scored 25 points, while Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 25 of his own.

The Heat were deadly from the free-throw line, making 31 of 35 compared to the Thunder's 15 of 24.

Miami will again play hosts for game four on Tuesday.

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