Normally a buzzer-beating loss to a team that you beat for much of the game would demoralize most squads. But the Indiana Pacers say they’re even more confident heading into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals despite being down 1-0 in the series to the Miami Heat.
As soon as NBA MVP LeBron James hit the game winning layup in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, analysts and commentators began blasting away at Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel for not having center Roy Hibbert on the court at the end of the game.
The Miami Heat took a 1-0 lead in the best of seven Eastern Conference Finals over the Indiana Pacers in a thrilling Game 1 victory. But the game wasn’t without some really ugly play from both teams.
It’s becoming almost an annual occurrence, the Miami Heat are in the Eastern Conference Finals again. Since 2005, the Heat have played in five of the nine Eastern Conference Finals and won two championships.
If the New York Knicks can pull it together they will move on to face either the Miami Heat or the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Finals.
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.
The Miami Heat return to the court in Indianapolis Thursday night hoping to build off the last six quarters they’ve played in which they’ve completely destroyed the Indiana Pacers.
The Miami Heat came into Game 5 looking to make a statement that they were still the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. By the end of Game 5, that statement was loud and clear.
The Miami Heat return to the court at the AmericanAirlines Arena Tuesday night hoping to build off an awe-inspiring performance from the team’s dynamic duo of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
Roy Hibbert had 19 points and 18 rebounds, George Hill scored 20 and Danny Granger 17 as the Indiana Pacers, showing more balance, toughness and togetherness than Miami, throttled the Heat 94-75 on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.