Originally written on Pacers Pulse  |  Last updated 5/16/12
I still have no idea how the Indiana Pacers just evened their second round series with the Miami Heat at one game apiece with a 78-75 victory.Seriously, it was one of the ugliest games I had ever seen, one I had expected the Pacers to lose by 30 at one stage. In the first half, the Pacers dribbled down the shot clock on just about every possession, missed almost all their open shots, turned the ball over incessantly and got a bunch of bad calls against them to boot. And yet, the Pacers were just down 38-33 at the half.In the third quarter, they turned it up and outscored the Heat 28-14 to head into the fourth with a 9-point cushion, but as expected, the Heat came storming back to take the lead late in the game. The Pacers would miss 4 of 6 free throws in the last 80 seconds (2 from Paul George, and 1 each from Hibbert and Hill) -- and yet they somehow still won the game when Mario Chalmers missed a three-pointer with only a second or two to spare.So now, the Pacers head back to Indi...
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