Heat Vs. Pacers: Miami Drops Second Straight Road Game By Double Digits

The Miami Heat, on the second night of a road back-to-back, were never in it down the stretch against the Indiana Pacers.

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Heat Vs. Pacers Recap: Miami Drops Second Straight Road Game By Double Digits

The road-weary Miami Heat dropped their second game in as many nights on Monday, falling 105-90 to the Indiana Pacers. It was the second straight double-digit loss after last night's struggle in Oklahoma City. The Pacers were on fire from behind the arc and the Heat simply could not get any stops on the defensive end to get back in it and make things interesting down the stretch.

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade led Miami with 24 points each. James, however, committed six turnovers and the Heat were sloppy again with the basketball. Combined with that, Indiana simply could not miss -- putting six players in double figures and shooting 56 percent from three-point range and 46 percent from the field. While Danny Granger led all scorers with 25 points, both David West and Roy Hibbert added double-doubles as Indiana was determined to get one against Miami this season.

Wounded, the Heat now return home to face the defending champion Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. Dallas may be looking for revenge from the Christmas Day massacre the Heat put on them so it will be another tough test for Miami.

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Heat Vs. Pacers Score Update: Miami Trails 49-46 At Half In Indiana

On the second night of a road back-to-back, the Miami Heat trail the Indiana Pacers by three at half time. Much was made of the Heat's struggles last night in Oklahoma City, but Miami's dominated the Pacers this season and has hung with them so far despite the road weary legs. They struggled on the offensive end, committing 10 turnovers but they still shot better than 44 percent from the floor.

LeBron James leads all scorers with 16 points and has six boards as well. Dwyane Wade added nine points but was a -11 in his 18 minutes on the floor. But the Heat have held their own on the defensive end as the Pacers have only one player in double figures so far. Danny Granger had 11 points on 11 shots in the first 24 minutes but that's been it for Indiana so far. The Heat will look to turn it up on the offensive end and get out and run to bounce back from the road loss last night.

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Heat Vs. Pacers Preview: Miami Hopes To Rebound Against Indiana After Loss To Oklahoma City

The Heat look to come back against a Pacers team they have recently dominated after a tough loss to Oklahoma City.

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