LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
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It’s been one-year in the making, but the Eastern Conference Finals will match up the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat starting Wednesday night. Both teams are ready for the matchup and there certainly isn’t any love lost between the two squads.
The easiest part of the playoff schedule for the Miami Heat is behind them and now the real test begins as the team awaits either the Indiana Pacers or the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Miami Heat were already playing the best basketball in the NBA coming into Sunday’s highly anticipated matchup with the Indiana Pacers. With a blow out win over Indiana, 105-91, Miami sent the rest of the NBA a simple message, who’s next?
If you’re taller than 6’9” and can rebound with the best of them, it would definitely pay to call the Miami Heat right now. The Heat was abused again on the boards Tuesday night, this time in a loss to the Indiana Pacers, 87-77.
The Miami Heat were dominated on the glass on both ends of the floor as they dropped another road game, this time to the Indiana Pacers, 87-77.
If Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra has the chance to win a round of the NBA playoffs or take a hit in the pocketbook, chances are good he’s OK with writing a check. He’ll have to, after the league fines him $25 thousand Friday following comments he made blasting the hard fouls given two heat players before Thursday night’s playoff game against the Pacers, a game the Heat won.
It almost was a game of anything you can do I can do better between the Miami Heat’s best two players, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, during the closeout game of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will likely be a little bit lighter in the pocketbook after he criticized the NBA for not protecting his players in the wake of Udonis Haslem’s suspension for a flagrant foul in Game 5 Tuesday.