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NBA playoff preview: Pacers vs. Heat
NBA playoff preview: Pacers vs. Heat

A look at how Indiana and Miami match up in the Eastern Conference finals. 1. Indiana 56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20) 2. Miami 54-28 (Home: 32-9; Road: 22-19) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: The Pacers worked all season to secure home-court advantage for a potential matchup against the Heat but have gone only 3-4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the playoffs. Outlook: This was the conference finals matchup nearly everyone envisioned in October until the events of April and May quickly changed perceptions. Indiana needed seven games to beat eighth-seeded Atlanta in a breathless first-round series while Pacers center Roy Hibbert became the most invisible 7-foot-2 player in NBA...

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