1. NBA Finals

    Heat Evens Series 1-1

    Miami Heat small forward LeBron James  is defended by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half at Game 2 of the NBA finals basketball series, Thursday, June 14, 2012, in Oklahoma City. The Heat won 100-96. (AP Photo/Larry W. Smith, Pool)

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    Amid all the talk of Kevin Durant's superiority over LeBron James, Miami backed up its star and showed he isn't passing on the torch just yet as the Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96 in game two of the NBA Finals, evening the series at a game apiece. James and Durant both scored 32 points, but the former had eight rebounds and five assists to Durant's three boards and one dish—and the crucial victory.

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