2013 NBA Playoff Recap — Heat Beat Pacers, 99-76, Advance to NBA Finals
LeBron James scored 32 points, and the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers, 99-76, in the seventh and deciding game of the Eastern Conference finals in Miami on Monday night. As a result of the victory, Miami advanced to its third consecutive NBA Finals. The Heat will host the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
A rejuvenated Dwyane Wade added 21 points and nine rebounds for Miami. The Heat broke the game open with a 33-point second quarter, before cruising in the second half on the way to the win.
Center Roy Hibbert scored 18 points for the Pacers, however teammate Paul George had just seven points and fouled out in the fourth quarter.
Miami def. Indiana, 4-3
Game 1: Miami 103, Indiana 102 (OT)
Game 2: Indiana 97, Miami 93
Game 3: Miami 114, Indiana 96
Game 4: Indiana 99, Miami 92
Game 5: Miami 90, Indiana 79
Game 6: Indiana 91, Miami 77
Game 7: Miami 99, Indiana 76
Home team in bold.