"The final score was not indicative about how competitive and close that game was. That team is improved. They play hard, they compete. They're a tough team to put away. We did some things well on both ends of the court, but we did some things to allow them extra possessions to get back into the game."
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The Heat beat the Indiana Pacers, 105-90 on Tuesday night. LeBron James scored 23 points with nine rebounds and seven assists to lead the Heat. Norris Cole tied his career high with 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Coach Spoelstra remarked in the historic occasion of winning three consecutive road games on three nights, which hasn't happened since the Phoenix Suns pulled off the feat in 1979.
"Our guys wanted this challenge and we were well aware it had not been done in 40 years, to go back-to-back to-back on the road, be able to stay focused. We threw out anything we could have used as a crutch."
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The Cavs beat the Pacers, 98-87 on Wednesday night. Cleveland was led by Kyrie Irving, who returned from a concussion to score 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting with five assists. Semih Erden added 18 in the victory.
For the Pacers, Darren Collison led five players in double figures with 18 and Delonte West finished with a double double, with 10 points and 10 boards in the loss. Irving talked about his concussion after the game,
"Just because I had a concussion, my game wasn't going to change. I was still going to be aggressive and attack the basket. But I did kind of limit myself from going in the paint for rebounds, quite honestly, because I didn't want to go in there with all the tall trees."
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