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Heat Dominate Pacers, Take 3-2 Series lead

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 Fresh off a 40 point game on Sunday, LeBron James (pictured left) put together a ridiculous stat line of 30 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block on Tuesday night to lead the Miami Heat to an authoritative 115-83 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Miami now leads the best-of-seven series 3-2.

Dwyane Wade was awesome too, finishing with 28 points. Udonis Haslem and Shane Battier reached double-figures as well.

Even without Chris Bosh, Miami won the battle of the boards by 14, winning the rebounding war over the Pacers 49-35. The team with the most rebounds has won every game in this series.

Roy Hibbert pulled down 12 boards for Indiana, but only scored 8 points. Paul George led his team in scoring with only 11 points on 3 made field goals. David West scored 10 points on 5 made field goals, the most by any Pacer in Game 5. It was a dismal offfensive performance by Indiana, who shot less than 34% from the field as a team. The loss also marked the Pacers first back-to-back defeats this postseason.

Miami shot a team playoff-record 61%, best of any team in the playoffs this season.

Game 6 shifts back to Indiana on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7:00.

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