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Pacers open series by routing Heat, 107-96
Pacers open series by routing Heat, 107-96

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is done talking about home-court advantage. The top-seeded Pacers are ready to use it against the two-time defending champs. They took the first step Sunday, when Paul George finished with 24 points and seven assists, David West added 19 points and seven rebounds, and Indiana led wire-to-wire in a 107-96 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. "This is just a fun matchup," George said. "It's one that we've been waiting for all year." For the first time in this year's playoffs, the Pacers won a series opener. And for the first time in their last three playoff battles against the Heat, the...

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