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Heat Burn Pacers, Advance To Conference Finals

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Dwyane Wade (pictured left) blew up for 41 points, propelling the Miami Heat to a 105-93 victory over the Indiana Pacers Thursday night. With the victory, Miami wins the series 4-2, and punch their ticket to the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the second straight season.

LeBron James was fantastic as well, chipping in an impressive stat line of 28 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals. In addition to 41 points, Wade also pulled down 10  boards. The dynamic duo fueled their team to victory for the third straight game.

After struggling in Games 2 and 3, Wade was unstoppable in Games 4, 5, and 6. He averaged 33 points and 61% shooting. Couple that with James’ overall play, and the Pacers were overmatched.

With the loss, Indiana’s season comes to an end. However, Pacer fans are optimistic about the future. Why not? Their core of Danny Granger, Roy Hibbert, David West, Paul George, George Hill, Tyler Hansborough, and Darren Collison should remain intact next season. (Hibbert is a restricted free agent)

West put up a respectable stat line in Thursday’s defeat, scoring 24 points to go with his 5 rebounds and 2 assists.

Miami now awaits the winner of the Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers series. It will be decided on Saturday as the two clubs play a decisive Game 7 in Boston.

 

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