Eastern Conference Finals
The Miami Heat returned to the practice court on Thursday as they prepare for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals this Saturday night.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George has been diagnosed with a concussion following the Pacers loss in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Miami.
LeBron James scored six straight points to spark a decisive 12-2 run, and the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 87-83 on Tuesday night to leave the Eastern Conference finals tied at a game apiece.
Paul George scored 24 points, David West had 19, and the Indiana Pacers protected their home court with a 107-96 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
Through all of it — the late-season swoon, the questions about team unity, the deficits in the first two playoff rounds — this is what Paul George and the Indiana Pacers wanted.
During the dog days of the regular season, the Miami Heat often spoke about the need to not take any shortcuts on the way to the playoffs.
White hot Heat fans can get their home game tickets for the Eastern Conference Finals beginning Thursday, May 15th, at 2 p.m.
For the last six weeks, Indiana and Miami haven’t exactly looked like NBA title contenders.
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.
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.