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With 2.2 seconds remaining, down 1 in OT and the Pacers best rim protector in Roy Hibbert on the bench, LeBron James drove the lane and put in the game-winning layup as time expired to give the Heat a 1-0 series lead over the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals 103-102. James finished the night with a triple double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. And here’s Roy Hibbert, the Pacers’ rim protector, who Frank Vogel opted to keep on the bench for the final play’s reaction:
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Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel made the decision (twice) to take center Roy Hibbert out of the game on crucial plays towards the end of the Eastern Conference Finals game 1 against Miami. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to have been the wisest decision, as LeBron James was able to easily drive to the basket with 2.2 seconds left in overtime to sink the game-winner.
MIAMI (AP) -- David West's right hand helped the Indiana Pacers grab home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals.
Roy Hibbert scored 29 points, West knocked away two passes by LeBron James for huge turnovers in the final minute, and the Pacers evened the East title series with a 97-93 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the series on Friday night.
Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel called into The Dan Patrick Show and provided an explanation as to why he sat Roy Hibbert at the end of Game 1.