Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Miami advances
The Miami Heat are not a perfect team, but they have certain advantages that, when opportunities to exploit them are presented, make them virtually unbeatable. One of those opportunities comes when you turn the ball over against them, and the Pacers did that last night. A lot.
Miami scored 26 points off 22 Pacers turnovers and ran away with Game 6 in the closing minutes to take their Semi-Final series 4-2. There was just too much LeBron and Wade (especially Wade, more on that shortly), and too many mistakes. The Pacers could never establish their biggest (literally) advantage in Roy Hibbert, and that proved costly. Hibbert was the one Pacer for whom Miami had no answer... that is, once he got the ball.
Now Miami waits for Philadelphia and Boston to settle things tomorrow. The smart money is on an easy trip to the NBA Finals no matter what, since Philadelp...