Saturday, August 23, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Heat rally to beat Pacers, 99-87

LeBron James scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade added 23, and the Miami Heat shook off a horrid start to beat the Indiana Pacers, 99-87, on Saturday night at home in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Ray Allen added 16 points and led a late-game charge for the Heat, who lead the best-of-seven series, two games to one. Game 4 is Monday night in Miami.

The Heat trailed by 15 in the first half and never led until early in the third quarter.

Paul George scored 17 points for Indiana, shooting 5 for 13 in his return after being concussed late in Game 2.

Roy Hibbert scored 16 points, David West added 13 and Lance Stephenson had 10 for the Pacers.

Miami started the game 2 for 10 from the floor. The Heat then made 21 of their next 31 shots.

Associated Press
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