Playoff Recap: Indiana lacks defensive intensity and urgency, Heat win

LeBron and Chris Bosh combined for 14-21 and 32 points to give the Heat a 49-44 lead over the Indiana Pacers at the end of the first half of their pivotal game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Paul George and David West combined for 10-16 and 23 points which is the only reason the Pacers were still in the game.

This and the fact the Heat shot just 1-10 from 3 point range outside of Bosh's stellar 3-5 from distance.

Luis Scola also provided a huge boost off the bench for Indiana with eight points in just eight and a half minutes.

Another key statistic is Miami just having had three turnovers at the half with the Pacers showing a total lack of defensive intensity and especially ball pressure in a must win game.

Miami started the second half on a 7-0 run including five from LBJ and never looked back winning 102-90 after a late Pacer run made it closer on the scoreboard than it actually was.

Key Stats:

Lance Stephenson did not get into LeBron's head with his trash talking as James finished with 31 points 10 boards and five assists.

31 points in third for the Heat and a total of seven turnovers for the game. Not exactly "lockdown defense" from the Pacers.

Roy Hibbert with 0 points and five rebounds.

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