LeBron James blew by Paul George for the game-winning layup in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the help defense for the Indiana Pacers never showing up, Roy Hibbert sitting 25 feet away on the bench. It was one of the most criticized moves of the game, Frank Vogel deciding to go with Tyler Hansbrough over Hibbert for the final play. Show More Summary
LeBron James' buzzer-beating overtime layup gave the Miami Heat a 103-102 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but it also snatched the spotlight from Paul George, whose own late-game heroics couldn't quite measure up to those of the reigning MVP. Show More Summary
Last season had its up and downs for the Toronto Raptors. They started off the season horribly. It seemed like Toronto might once again be one of the bottom-feeders of the Eastern Conference. Right after Andrea Bargnani went down with an arm injury in a game against the Portland Trailblazers, the Raptors seemed to pick up the pace. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: LeBron James hit a running layup as time expired to lead the Miami Heat to a 103-102 overtime victory Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Sometimes the difference between a win and a loss is as slight as a brush of the wrist. Fortunately for the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade’s sixth foul didn ’t cost them Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, and they can thank LeBron James for that. Show More Summary
The air was completely let out of AmericanAirlines Arena, but LeBron James found a way to inflate it again. His Game 1 heroics pushed the Miami Heat to a 103-102 overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday night. Show More Summary
If the Chicago Bulls are fully healthy, they are just a piece or two away from title contention. Quite frankly, a few sensible offseason additions could be just enough to vault them past the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference. TheShow More Summary
Chris Andersen didn't wait long to christen the Eastern Conference finals series between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers with its first technical foul. Late in the first quarter of Game 1, the Birdman got tangled up with Tyler Hansbrough on the baseline, prompting a quick whistle and the series' first tech. Show More Summary
The Indiana Pacers will look to shock the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight in Indiana. These two teams faced one another last season in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, where the Pacers took the series to six games before falling to Miami after Dwayne Wade's 41 point performance. Show More Summary
Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers takes place in the NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Final Game 1 on Wednesday night – a repeat of their tough six game postseason battle last season when Miami came through.
Ottawa aims to even its Eastern Conference semifinal showdown with Pittsburgh at 2-2 with a win on home ice Wednesday night. The top-seeded Penguins, who opened the series with two straight victories, can build a commanding 3-1 lead by edging Ottawa at Scotiabank Place, where the puck drops at 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators takes place in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, with the Senators looking to build on their Game 3 win and draw things all square again tonight.
Although the first round of verbal sparring has already taken place, the Eastern Conference Finals officially get started with tonight's Game 1. For the second consecutive season, the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers are meeting in the postseason. Show More Summary
25 years ago today, Dominique Wilkins and Larry Bird staged one of the greatest duels in NBA history when they went shot-for-shot in the fourth quarter of Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals. Wilkins scored 16 of his 47 points in that quarter, but Bird edged him by scoring 20 of his 34 points in the final quarter, leading the Celtics to victory. Read more...
The Miami Heat and Indianapolis Pacers start the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday night. The defending champion Heat are heavy favorites, but the Pacers have a 2-1 record this season against the Heat. Here are five keys for the Pacers to pull off the upset: 1. Show More Summary
We need a miracle for our Western Conference Finals prediction (Memphis in six games) to come true. But we've still had an okay playoffs overall (9/12 correct, 4/12 exactly correct). In the Eastern Conference Finals, we're picking the Miami Heat in six games. Show More Summary
Having just spent the last few weeks turning Carmelo Anthony's dream season into yet another Melo referendum, up-and-coming Indiana Pacers forward Paul George must now deal with the league's best player in LeBron James, who is at the height of his powers. Show More Summary
The Heat still have to get past the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals. But that hasn't stopped Dwyane Wade from already picking out his outfits for the NBA Finals. Actually they were all picked out before the playoffs even started. Show More Summary
There's no such thing as a sure thing in the NBA playoffs. LeBron James and the Miami Heat are the heavy favorites against the Paul George-led Indiana Pacers, but the outcome of the Eastern Conference Finals is far from determined. South...Show More Summary
Dwyane Wade’s rookie season ended with a playoff loss to the Indiana Pacers. The next year, the Miami Heat were headed to the Eastern Conference finals and certain that an NBA championship was in their sights. That’s when Wade learned a valuable lesson: Never take playoff chances for granted. Wade hurt his rib cage on a simple [...]