LeBron, Wade dominant as Miami takes control of series
LeBron James scored 30 points, grabbed 10 boards and issued eight assist, while Dwyane Wade added 28 points and the Miami Heat moved one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 115-83 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.
Shane Battier scored 13 points, Mario Chalmers had eight points and 11 rebounds, and Udonis Haslem finished with 10 points and six rebounds for Miami.
Paul George led the Pacers with 11 points, while Danny Granger and David West added 10 points apiece.
Granger suffered a sprained left ankle in the third quarter, and West had a left knee sprain at the end of third quarter.
Miami shot a franchise playoff-record 61 percent, best of any team in the playoffs this season. It was an 11-point game when Granger departed early in the third quarter, and the Heat outscored the Pacers by 21 the rest of the way.
After losing two of the first three games of the series, the Heat are in control once again. Miami never trailed in this game and led by as many as 37 points in the final moments.
The Heat lead the best-of-seven East semifinals 3-2, with Game 6 in Indiana on Thursday night.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)