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The Heat and Pacers needed OT to settle Game 1, where LeBron James's buzzer-beater showed Paul George how it's done and gave Miami the 103-102 win, says Ian Thomsen.
The Heat came out firing to start the third quarter with a 12-2 run, but the Pacers jumped back in it quickly. Who will push ahead in the fourth quarter and jump to a 1-0 series lead?
OTTAWA (AP) Sidney Crosby was careful not to get too far ahead of himself after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rout the Ottawa Senators for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
SI.com's Chris Mannix says Miami's hopes to beat Indiana may rest on Allen, Anderson and Bosh.
I don't know if this is a bad NBA draft or just a mediocre one that's been overly maligned, but I'm certain that it's an easy one for GMs to botch. There are no locks for stardom and only a few for starter-dom. There will be a few shrewd picks and far more flops, and no one will know on draft night which is which. Kentucky center Nerlens Noel is likely to go No. 1 because of his projectable defensive value, yet the Cavaliers are so enamored with him that they're already shopping their pick. When a frail center with limited offensive ability -- who's coming off an ACL tear and won't be available to play until Christmas -- is atop most big boards, it does not say much for the projectability of the rest of the Class of 2013.
Petty complaining. 'Inappropriate' jokes. The Sergio Garcia-Tiger Woods spat keeps getting more ridiculous. But it also reveals an awful lot about both men, writes Michael Rosenberg.