Posted May 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
If nothing else, this looming Miami-Indiana series might show what experience is really worth in the postseason. Because if that factor matters at all, it's advantage Heat. Everyone who may play for Indiana in the Eastern Conference semifinal matchup between the Pacers and Heat have a combined 2,392 points in their postseason careers. Heat forward LeBron James has scored 2,717 - by himself. And Miami guard Dwyane Wade has only 36 points less than the Pacers' combined total. Their collective lack of playoff games not withstanding, the Pacers certainly seem like a confident bunch as they prepare to arrive in Miami for Game 1 on Sunday. Forward Danny Granger says Indiana doesn't believe it should be a considered an underdog.
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