Westbrook Returns, But OKC Falls To Miami
LeBron James scored 33 points before leaving the game with a bloody nose and the Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-81 on Thursday night.
James went down with 5:50 remaining in the fourth quarter after he was struck by Serge Ibaka on a drive to the basket. James finished the dunk, but was bloodied and left the court with a towel over his face.
Dwyane Wade had 24 points and 10 assists and Chris Bosh added 24 points for Miami, which won its fourth straight and avenged an earlier loss to Oklahoma City.
Kevin Durant scored 28 points for Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook, who had missed the previous 27 games after having a surgery on his right knee, started and scored 16 points.