Pacers Avoid NBA Playoff Elimination With 93-90 Defeat of Miami

The Indiana Pacers stayed alive in the National Basketball Association playoffs with a 93-90 win at home against the two-time defending champion Miami Heat.

The Heat still lead three games to two in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals. Game 6 is set for May 30 in Miami.

The winner of the series will play the San Antonio Spurs or the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals. The Spurs and Thunder are tied 2-2 in the Western Conference finals, with Game 5 set for tomorrow night in San Antonio.

Paul George had 37 points to lead the Pacers. LeBron James was limited by foul trouble to seven points in 24 minutes for the Heat.

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