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NBA Playoffs 2012, Heat Vs. Pacers Recap: Miami Evens Series With 101-93 Victory

The Miami Heat picked up a crucial road victory Sunday afternoon, defeating the Indiana Pacers 101-93 on the backs of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.

After trailing at the half, the Heat outscored the Pacers 30-16 in the third quarter and didn't look back. James led the way with 40 points and 18 rebounds on 14-of-27 shooting. Dwyane Wade overcame a slow first half to end the game with 30 points on 13-of-23 shooting. This came after Wade had just eight points and made 3-of-10 shots in the first half.

Danny Granger led the Pacers with 20 points while Darren Collison added 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting.

Game 5 will be played in Miami on Tuesday.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Heat, visit Peninsula Is Mightier and andSB Nation Tampa Bay. For the opponent's perspective throughout the series, check outIndy Cornrows and SB Nation Indiana. And for all your news and notes on the playoffs matchups, visit SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

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