TIM REYNOLDS
AP Basketball Writer

Back to: Sports
May 23, 2013
Follow Sports

LeBron, Heat dig deep to top Pacers in Game 1

MIAMI — It could have been the perfect matchup to cap an unforgettable game. LeBron James driving to the rim to face Roy Hibbert, one play to decide Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Alas, Hibbert was on the bench for the deciding moment. And James made Miami’s game-winner seem way too easy. James blew past Paul George and made a layup as time expired, and the Heat found a way to outlast the Indiana Pacers 103-102 in a back-and-forth Game 1 of the East title series Wednesday night. There were 18 ties and 17 lead changes, two coming …

Explore Related Articles

Trending in: Sports

Trending Sitewide

The Nevada Appeal Updated May 23, 2013 10:27AM Published May 23, 2013 10:27AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.