LeBron James scored 30 points, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and the Miami Heat used a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.
Pacers coach Frank Vogel walked into Monday’s practice with a simple message for players as they adapt to Miami’s new wrinkle – using LeBron James in the post.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
Roy Hibbert, center for the Indiana Pacers, called out former-Rocket-turned-Heat forward Shane Battier on Twitter after Wednesday’s 102-103 loss to Miami.
John Schmeelk: The chances that coach Mike Woodson ends up looking good for this decision are slim to none.
The writer was actually a season ticket holder for two of these teams on the list so any past or present biases have been put aside aside.
Mike Meltser links to a video of an amazing Dwyane Wade finish in Game 6
Mike Meltser posts videos of all 3 hard fouls in Game 5 between the Heat and Pacers
Mike Meltser links to a video of one of LeBron James’s best plays from Sunday