Miami Heat have only 5 of their last 12 games. With LeBron James really struggling trying to get his game back on track. Pacers are in the same boat, after starting the year red hot then after the All-Star break they have seemed to fall off the map.
INDIANAPOLIS (CBSMiami) – The Miami Heat can pull even in the loss column with the Indiana Pacers this year if LeBron and company can go into Bankers Life Fieldhouse Wednesday night and knock off Indiana at home.
But that’s a lot easier said than done.
The Heat and Pacers are on a collision course not just Wednesday night but also in the Eastern Conference playoffs. There will be plenty of storylines to follow in the game Wednesday, but near the top of the list will be the matchup between each team’s big men.
Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra moved seven-foot center Greg Oden into the starting lineup recently and he is poised to start the game against Indiana’s Roy Hibbert. Indiana’s center has run roughshod over the Heat, who hasn’t had a big man to throw at him in recent years.
But now with Oden in the starting lineup, the…
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