Slow start sinks Thunder this time

Oklahoma City can't rally in Game 2 after spotting Miami Heat another early lead

Originally Published: June 15, 2012
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The NBA's young playoff darlings, I'm afraid, deserve every ounce of the sting that comes with squandering home-court advantage in the NBA Finals.

The NBA's young playoff darlings know it, too.

That was clear late Thursday night when Kevin Durant, up there in his familiar seat at the postgame podium, was presented with a wide-open lane to complain about the whistle that never came in the final seconds of this pivotal Game 2.

Not once, not twice, but three ...

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