Hot Thunder Host Scorching LeBron & Defending Champs
Thursday night, the 39-13 Oklahoma City Thunder host the 35-14 Miami Heat, in both teams last game before the All-Star break. Miami and especially LeBron James are red hot. The Heat are winners of six straight, while James continues to set records. During that same span, James has become the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points and shoot 60 percent or better from the field, during a six-game stretch.
The Thunder have won five out of their last seven contests and only trail the San Antonio Spurs for the NBA's best record.
These franchises last met on Christmas Day, their first match up since last year's NBA Finals, which the Heat won in five games.The Heat took the December 25 game in South Florida, by the score of 103-97.