After the first quarter of play, the Miami Heat held just a two point lead over the Indiana Pacers but began to pull away in the second quarter and never looked back after holding the Pacers to just 12 points in the second quarter, taking a 62-39 lead into the half. LeBron James dominated the game, picking up 33 points and picking up eight rebounds with 13 assists and two steals. Without Dwayne Wade in the line up, it was up for LeBron to run the offense, and he had no trouble doing so.
Chris Bosh was also able to pick up 22 points and six rebounds, while James Jones and Mario Chalmers picked up 14 points each. For the Pacers, Roy Hibbert led the team in scoring with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Forward Tyler Hansbrough also added 14 points from the bench for Indiana.