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Eastern Conference Finals

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Pacers, Heat Still Fighting For East No. 1 Seed

For the last six weeks, Indiana and Miami haven’t exactly looked like NBA title contenders.

04/10/2014

4. Indiana Pacers (46-17)

Pacers Looking Up At The Heat

As the Miami Heat appear to be close to hitting their playoff stride, the Heat’s top competition in the Eastern Conference appears to be collapsing under the pressure of trying to knock off the Heat.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 31: Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the Toronto Raptors at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 31 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Pull Ahead Of Pacers With 9 Games Left

The Miami Heat made it somewhere Monday night the team hasn’t been since the beginning of the season, first place in the Eastern Conference.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

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Ring Night Arrives For Heat, With Bulls Awaiting

LeBron James gets another ring. Derrick Rose gets to play again.

10/28/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 06:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on while next to Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida.(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LeBron Responds To Criticism After Game 1 Loss

With six simple words, LeBron James explained the philosophy behind the way he now plays the game.

06/08/2013

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Game 4 Preview: Penguins Vs. Bruins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have their backs against the wall trailing 3-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Game 4 is tonight and a loss sends this loaded roster to an early summer.

06/07/2013

San Antonio Spurs (55-18)

Rest Or Rust For Spurs In Finals

Rest or rust? The San Antonio Spurs will answer the question when they step on the court for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat Thursday night.

CBS Miami–06/05/2013

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Pens Hoping To Bounce Back In Game 3

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ path to the Stanley Cup Finals just got much more difficult after a 6-1 loss in Game 2 Monday night.

06/04/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 3: Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers drives to the basket against Ray Allen #34 of the Miami Heat in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on June 3, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers & Heat Rivalry Just Getting Started

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Indiana Pacers pushed the Miami Heat to the brink only to come up short in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. But their play made a major announcement to the […]

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 3: Recording artist Justin Bieber, right, looks on as the Indiana Pacers play the Miami Heat in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on June 3, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Twitter Pounds Bieber At Heat Game

South Florida is known for celebrities and the bandwagon filling up when a team from the area is close to a championship. Monday night’s Miami Heat game had both of those with at least one celebrity inspiring Twitter to as Russell Crowe said in Gladiator, “unleash hell.”

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

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