LeBron James had 39 points and 12 rebounds to help the Miami Heat win their seventh straight game, a 110-100 victory at the Oklahoma City Thunder.
James’s record run of six straight games with at least 30 points and 60 percent shooting ended last night as he went 14 for 24, or 58 percent.
The Heat (36-14) lead the National Basketball Association’s Eastern Conference by 3 1/2 games over the New York Knicks. The Thunder (39-14) are second in the Western Conference, 2 1/2 games behind the San Antonio Spurs.
Chris Bosh had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Dwyane Wade and Ray Allen each added 13 points for the Heat, who had a 63-46 halftime lead at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.
Kevin Durant scored 40 points and Russell Westbrook added 26 points and 10 assists for the Thunder.