Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 5/10/12

Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.

1: Miami moves on

Give New York some credit, they kept it close for a little while. Miami won by 12 and the game wasn't easy, but the series is over after five games and the Heat can now focus on the Indiana Pacers. We'll save the New York analysis for later.

The Pacers are an interesting matchup for the Heat when you consider they have a point guard that can be a big problem in Darren Collison and Roy Hibbert who, if he asserts himself, can give Indy two advantages. If David West can negate Chris Bosh, then we get down to the LeBron/Wade vs. Granger/Paul George combo that, while clearly in Miami's favor, is enough to give you pause. If LeBron or Wade have an off night and Granger/George get hot... well....

Look, I know Miami's the favorite over everyone they face. I'm just saying Indy's going to give them a fight. They'll win at least a couple of games... maybe three. And the way things have been going this postseason... who knows?

2: Clips hobbled, series continues

Take, for instance, the Clippers, who had a 3-1 series lead but couldn't close Memphis out, partly because Chris Paul and Blake Griffin both got hurt. CP3 sat with a strained hip flexor, and Griffin hurt his left knee. Griffin came back to play, and the injury is being called a sprain, but anything that takes away from Griffin's athleticism is obviously an issue. And considering the physical nature of this series and how often Griffin has hit the deck already, this is a concern for the Clippers.

With those guys not at 100%, the Grizzlies have a shot at coming all the way back. Caron Butler is already playing with a broken hand and there's not a ton he can do to pick up their slack. The Grizzlies may have caught a break. Now let's see if they can take advantage of it.

3: HIGHLIGHTS!!!

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