Heat Continue to Rain on Thunder

Heat Continue to Rain on Thunder

The last time the Miami Heat left Chesapeake Energy Arena, Dwyane Wade turned to a member of the Miami Heat staff and said, "I think we got this."

  That was after the Heat tied the 2012 NBA Finals 1-1. Three games later, the Heat were champions.

   To say the Heat have the Oklahoma City Thunder's number might be an overstatement, but after Thursday's 110-100 victory, it's starting to feel that way.

   The Heat not only backed up their Christmas Day victory over the Thunder at AmericanAirlines Arena, but unlike that 103-97 win, for extended stretches were dominant Thursday, pushing their lead to 23 in the third quarter and then holding off a late Thunder jolt.

   "I think our guys are confident against any team in any building," coach Erik Spoelstra insisted, downplaying the dominance of a team that yet could again be the opponent in June.

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