In a rematch of last year's NBA Finals, the Miami Heat were once again able to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder. In the feature game of an NBA Christmas marathon, the Heat pulled away late to win 103-97. LeBron James led the way for Miami with 29 points, 9 assists, and 8 rebounds while Kevin Durant paced the Thunder with 33 points and 7 rebounds. With the loss, Oklahoma City suffered its first losing streak of the season. In the win, James scored at least 20 points for the 30th consecutive regular season game.