Eastern Conference Finals
Luol Deng scored a season-high 30 points, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade added 20 apiece and the Miami Heat stayed perfect against Dallas since the 2011 NBA Finals with a 105-96 victory over the Mavericks on Sunday night.
Erik Spoelstra said he mentioned how daunting the task would be only once.
The Miami Heat are headed to the NBA Finals for the fourth straight season.
Miami Heat fans got the show they wanted Friday night during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
There’s one area where the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat agree.
By now, Lance Stephenson’s list of egregious acts from Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals are well-known: He blew air into LeBron James’ ear, interrupted a Miami Heat huddle and got caught flopping for the second time.
The Miami Heat returned to the practice court on Thursday, one day after they squandered a chance to eliminate the Indiana Pacers on their home floor and move on to the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive year.
The NBA announced on Thursday that Indiana Pacers’ Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert have been fined $10,000 and $5,000, respectively, for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rules during Game 5 on the Eastern Conference Finals.
Paul George scored 31 of his 37 points in the second half Wednesday night and almost single-handedly kept the Indiana Pacers alive in the Eastern Conference finals with a 93-90 victory over the Miami Heat.
Frank Vogel stood with his back against a wall, seeming perfectly comfortable.