Through the first 12 minutes of play, the Indiana Pacers have shot just 27 percent from the field, while the Miami Heat, comparatively went 8-of-19. Yet the Heat lead by just four points after one quarter of Game 2 in South Florida.
Playing without Chris Bosh, the Heat got a majority of its points from LeBron James, who finished with 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including a rousing dunk toward the end of the period. Six other players for Miami got on the scoreboard during the opening quarter, including Dwyane Wade who finished with three points.
Miami currently leads the series 1-0 after a 95-86 win in Game 1.
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