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Two games in and the doubters were out in force.
The Heat were tied with the Pacers 1-1 after two games in Miami (and should be down 0-2, they said). The supporting cast was awful. Dwyane Wade was banged up and inconsistent. And Indiana was standing up to -- and running over -- the defending NBA champs.
The Eastern Conference finals were more than a speed bump; they looked like they had become a full-blown roadblock for LeBron & Co. Then the series headed to Indianapolis on Sunday, and the Heat responded with one of the greatest playoff games. Ever. By any team.
Don't believe us? Look at the numbers, starting with that supporting cast:
40 -- Combined points by Chris "Birdman" Andersen, Mario Chalmers and Udonis Haslem.
84 -- Shooting percentage of Andersen, Chalmers and Haslem, who went 16 of 19 from the field.
88.9 -- Shooting percentage by Haslem (on 8-of-9 shooting), a Miami Heat franchise playoff record.
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It is all about coordinating.
At least this time he didn’t have anyone carrying the man purse.
Dwyane Wade has been given a retroactive Flagrant 1 for his elbow on Lance Stephenson in Game 2.
Wade will not be suspended for Game 3.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have a real genuine relationship, regardless of what you want to say about the two. They will stick up for each other, and carry the other guys burden when need be.
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LeBron James needed help.
So where did his biggest boost come from?
Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh stepping up with a 20-point game?
Ray Allen or Shane Battier coming up huge from 3-point range?
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The Indiana Pacers didn't see this version of Udonis Haslem coming. There was no reason to.
Haslem, a veteran forward who had scored in single digits in six of his previous seven playoff games, finished with 17 points on 8-for-9 shooting to help the Miami Heat beat the Pacers 114-96 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday night.
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