Indianapolis, IN (Sporting Alert) — The Miami Heat continue to struggle without the services of Chris Bosh, following another defeat in their playoffs series against the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night.
The beaten finallists from last season, were blown out 94-75 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, a game, which saw Dwyane Wade shooting just 15 percent from the field on 2 of 13 shooting for only five points.
Roy Hibbert was the main contributor for the Pacers with 19 points and 18 rebounds, while George Hill scored 20 points and dished out five rebounds.
Danny Granger added 17 points and seven boards, while David West had 14 points and nine boards in the win for Indiana.
Miami Heat made a few adjustments to its line up again, with Shane Battier and Dexter Pittman starting this time, but that combination didn’t work.
Only Mario Chalmers 25 points five assists and six rebounds and LeBron James, who had 22 points and seven rebounds had any real contribution.
The Indiana Pacers now lead the seven game series 2-1.