Indiana Pacers: Win Streak Snapped As Team Falls Short of Second Win in Miami

February 8th, 2011 by Chad Smith Leave a reply »
Nobody gave Frank Vogel and the Pacers any shot at winning another game in Miami on Tuesday night, but the players weren't listening.

The Pacers held multiple 14-point leads over the Heat tonight, but LeBron James turned it up a notch in the final minutes of the game. He finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds, and eight assists in their 117-112 win.

The Pacers had a shot at the end, but fumbled it away.

They were down just one point with eight seconds left, before Eddie House hit two free throws to put them up by three. Indiana had no timeouts left, and Dahntay Jones failed to get the ball inbounded before a five-second call was made. Then, Miami made two more free throws.

The game was over.

Roy Hibbert led the way for Indiana with another solid performance. He ended up with 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Danny Granger was just behind him with 19 points. Tyler Hansbrough put in 18 points off the bench, while Darren Collison finished with 15 points, eight assists, and five rebounds.

From a statistical standpoint, all of the numbers were very close.

Both teams shot just above 50%, while free throws, a ...

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