OKLAHOMA CITY -- Even without another scoring outburst from Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder easily handled Miami.Westbrook had just 14 points -- 19 below his season average entering the game -- but the Thunder still beat the Heat 97-85 on Monday night.Enes Kanter had 24 points and 10 rebounds, shooting 10 of 12 in 21 minutes off the bench. Victor OIadipo scored 17 and rookie Domantas Sabonis had a season-high 15 points to go with 10 rebounds for Oklahoma City.Westbrook finished with 11 assists, and his control of the action helped the Thunder build a 22-point lead after three quarters. He didnt play in the fourth.Hes always looking for his teammates, Kanter said. Hes looking to score, but he knows that hes going to get double-teamed, triple-teamed. They cannot guard him. Theres no one guy in the league that can guard him 1-on-1. Hes making himself better, and hes making everybody else better on the team.Oklahoma City improved to 6-1, the best seven-game start for the franchise since moving to Oklahoma City in 2008.Miamis Hassan Whiteside, who entered averaging 20 points and 14.2 rebounds, finished with five points on 1-for-9 shooting and 12 rebounds.Westbrook said Thunder center Steven Adams played well against Whiteside.Steven did a good job of buckling down, using his size, using his ability to be able to use his body and his strength to match, Westbrook said.James Johnson led the Heat with 18 points. Miami shot just 36.9 percent from the field.You have to give them credit defensively, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. Theyve shown this year theyre long, theyre athletic, they make multiple efforts.The Thunder led 55-47 at halftime, despite Westbrooks 2-for-10 shooting.The Heat chopped their deficit down to four before Westbrook went off. He converted a three-point play, a mid-range jumper and a 3-pointer to spark a 20-0 run that put the game out of reach.Hes a great player, so hes going to have his fingerprints on the game one way or another, Spoelstra said. Its a matter of time, and you have to find a way as competitors to overcome all of that, and we didnt.---TIP-INSHeat: Former Thunder player Dion Waiters was cheered loudly during pregame introductions. He scored two points on 1-for-9 shooting. ... Whiteside had no points or rebounds in the first quarter. ... Double technicals were called on Kanter and Miamis Josh Richardson in the third quarter after an altercation. Heat C Willie Reed was called for a flagrant foul on Kanter late in the third quarter.Thunder: Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan said before the game that reserve point guard Cameron Payne is healing from his broken right foot, but there remains no timetable for his return. ... Adams banged his right thumb in the first quarter, but returned to play with it wrapped.HEAT UNIFORMSThe Heat wore patches bearing the names of deceased military members on the front of their uniforms for the first time, a tribute that will continue for four more games. The Home Strong uniforms -- which have been worn before, without the soldier-name patches -- feature military insignia and patriotic symbols. Heat President Pat Riley founded the program to honor returning soldiers in 2006, and the franchise has been active with several veterans programs since. Its just a very small part that we can play in this, to let them know that their lives did have significance, Spoelstra said.QUOTABLEWestbrook on Sabonis performance: I was very, very happy for Domas. He stayed aggressive all night long. He missed some shots early, but he stayed consistent.STAT LINESThe Thunder held Miami to 7-for-24 shooting in the third quarter to take an 83-61 lead at the end of the period.UP NEXTHeat: Miami hosts former teammate Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls on Thursday. Wade won three NBA titles with Miami. That will be a special moment, Spoelstra said. It means a lot to all of us, including myself. We know how to compartmentalize.Thunder: Faces one of the best teams in the East on Wednesday night when they host the Toronto Raptors.---Follow Cliff Brunt on Twitter (at)CliffBruntAP Wholesale Nike Shoes Authentic . Now that hes hitting streaking teammates with pin-point passes for easy layups, Love is asserting himself as one of the true superstars in the league. 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MIAMI -- For 13 years, Dwyane Wade made plenty of what the Miami Heat call winning plays.He made another one Thursday.And the Heat didnt enjoy this one.Wade turned a debated foul call into two big free throws with 13.7 seconds remaining, helping the Chicago Bulls hang on for a 98-95 win and ensuring that his return to the arena he called home for 13 seasons would be a winning one.It was Wades first time facing the Heat as an opponent, and afterward he seemed more than a little relieved that this was over.I can only imagine what he was going through today, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. A lot of emotions coming back here.Chicago was up 94-92 when Wade got the call that went against Miamis Justise Winslow, a foul along the sideline on an inbounds pass where it appeared that the 12-time All-Star may have embellished a bit for effect.If he did, it worked.If it was last year, he got pushed out of bounds, a smiling Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. This year? Hes selling it.Jimmy Butler scored 20 points and Rajon Rondo finished with 16 points and12 rebounds for the Bulls. Robin Lopez had 16 for Chicago, and Wade scored 13 on 5-for-17 shooting.I thought Id shoot better, since Ive been knowing these rims for a while, Wade said.But he made the two big free throws when it counted most, and acknowledged afterward that he might have gotten a break.I got the vet call, Wade said.Said Winslow: I didnt agree with the call. I think that was because of the stage, because of him being back here. I dont think if he was at another venue, another regular game, they would have made that call.Robin Lopez had 16 points for Chicago, which prevailed in a game that had 14 ties and 19 lead changes. Doug McDermott scored 13 for the Bulls, and Nikola Mirotic added 10.Hassan Whiteside led Miami with 20 points and 20 rebounds. Dion Waiters and Josh Richardson each scored 16 for the Heat, who lost point guard Goran Dragic to a sprained left ankle in the third quarter.Winslow scoored 15 and Tyler Johnson added 14 for Miami.ddddddddddddRichardson tied the game with a 3-pointer with 6:13 remaining, but the Bulls scored the next six points and led the rest of the way. After the game, Wade went over and greeted the wife of Heat managing general partner Micky Arison, then general manager Andy Elisburg before leaving the floor and blowing a kiss to the fans who remained.That was the most emotional part of the night for me, Wade said.TIP-INSBulls: Wade spent the last couple of minutes of halftime greeting Heat staff -- with a big hug for Spoelstra. ... Wade has made a career on his pump fake, which he taught to some Heat players, and Johnson burned him with it in the second half. Its good that he takes notes, Wade said.Heat: It was the third career 20-20 game for Whiteside. The only player to have more in a Heat uniform is Rony Seikaly, with 12. ... Winslow entered the game in a 10-for-43 slump over his last three games, then shot 6 for 12 on Thursday. ... Dragic left in a walking boot, but X-rays were negative.GOOD JOBRondo isnt always the friendliest sort with opponents, but when he got a layup blocked by Whiteside with 5:20 left he offered the Heat center a congratulatory hand-slap.NO SHOWDOWNThere was one thing Wade wanted that he didnt get Thursday: He wanted to be on the floor with Udonis Haslem, his teammate on all three Miami championship teams. Let me get 1-on-1 with UD, thats what Ive been waiting on. That right there would make my night, Wade said. Spoelstra said he was disappointed that he didnt make it happen.UP NEXTBulls: Host Washington on Saturday. Its the lone home game in a stretch where Chicago plays eight of nine on the road.Heat: Host Utah on Saturday. The teams split two meetings last season.---This story has been corrected to show Rajon Rondo had 12 rebounds, not 12 assists. ' ' '