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In the end — after so many twists and turns that changed a lot of opinions — the result of this Eastern Conference Semifinal series was what many expected. The Miami Heat closed out the Indiana Pacers 105-93 Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse to win the series in six games and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second straight year. The Pacers opened eyes during this series, both on the national stage and within their own community. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade ultimately proved too much. Looking to send the series back to Miami for a decisive Game 7 on Saturday, the Pacers started strong, turning a complete 180 from how they opened Game 5 on Tuesday. They fed the post early on. West opened a perfect four-of-four in a little more than the first six minutes of play (on Tuesday he had missed his first five shots). They dished the ball inside to Hibbert early for a powerful reverse dunk. The Pacers led by as many as 11 in the first half. Then the Heat’s Big Two complet...
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