Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers (117 - 112) February 8, 2011
LeBron James scores 41 points, grabs 13 rebounds and dishes out eight assists as the Heat edge the Pacers in Miami. Pacers-Heat notebook By Shandel Richardson, for NBA.com Posted Tuesday February 8, 2011 11:29PM THE FACTS: The Miami Heat defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-112 Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. It was the Heat's seventh straight victory, but it wasn't easy. The Heat trailed by 14 in the first half and were down seven at the start of the fourth quarter. Forward LeBron James scored a game-high 41 points while forward Chris Bosh added 19 points and seven rebounds. Guard Dwyane Wade added 17 points and seven rebounds. Center Roy Hibbert led the Pacers with 20 points and 10 rebounds. The win allowed the Heat to avenge an embarrassing 93-77 loss to Indiana Nov. 20. QUOTABLE: "This was a shootout for three quarters, both teams scoring the ball making highlight plays. ... Finally, we made a stand in the fourth quarter. That's a good basketball team and they're playing with a lot of confidence now." -- Heat coach Erik Spoelstra THE STAT: 15 points in the fourth quarter. That's what the Heat allowed after the Pacers scored 97 through the first three. The Heat turned up the defensive intensity, which helped them avoid falling to 0-2 against the Pacers. TURNING POINT: The Heat were in danger of being blown out just before halftime, but James and Mario Chalmers keyed an 11-0 finish to the half. James scored the final seven points of the quarter. QUOTABLE II: "I've watched <b>...</b>
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