NBA Recap: Indiana Pacers Beat Miami Heat, 84-83 [PHOTOS]

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  • All Business Tonight
    After the controversies of getting catfished, Paul George put it all behind to drop 23 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals on rival Miami. Reuters
  • Sigh of Relief
    After recent inconsistent performances, Pacers center finally played well turning in 21 points against the Heat Reuters
  • Short Tonight
    LeBron James had 38 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists but couldn't rally the Heat to the victory. Reuters
  • Questions
    Bad March for Miami continues. They are below 0.500 for the month (7-8 win loss record). Reuters
  • Staying Power
    The Indiana Pacers held off the Miami Heat, 84-83 on Wednesday. Indiana (52-20) is now 3 games ahead of Miami (48-22) in the race for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. The Pacers have 10 left to play this regular season while the Heat have 12. Reuters
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When the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers rivals meet, it is expected that players from both squads will be extra motivated for what could be the an East Finals preview.

Both sides' stars did not disappoint tonight as most brought their A-game in the marquee match-up in the NBA on Wednesday.

Miami actually had the 7-point lead near the start of the fourth quarter and again lead by 3 late in the payoff period, 80-76 just under four minutes to go in the game. 

Behind Evan Turner (two clutch lay-ups) and David West (key three-pointer), the Pacers unleased an 8-3 run to end the game to steal the 84-83 victory from the Heat.

View the slideshow for more images in the big MIA-IND match-up on Wednesday.

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