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The Miami Heat once again have a chance to make history, but this time it will be at home. The Heat are one win away from becoming the fourth team in NBA history to reach four consecutive finals appearances and all that stands between them and the record books is the pesky Indiana Pacers. Watch the game live on TSN and TSN GO at 8:30pm et/5:30pm pt. The two teams rekindle the Eastern Conference Finals Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Boston Celtics made a whopping 10 in a row from 1957-66, then the Los Angeles Lakers turned the trick from 1982-85. The Cs did it once again, battling those same Lakers a few times, from 1984-87. Miami lost the championship in 2011, then won back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013. The Heat are a perfect 7-0 in South Beach this postseason and had a chance Wednesday to advance and get plenty of rest before the NBA Finals begin Thursday. The Pacers werent ready to call it a season. Indiana staved off elimination with a 93-90 Game 5 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in one of the most entertaining playoff games in recent memory. All it took was a Herculean effort from Paul George, a foul-plagued LeBron James and crazy antics from Lance Stephenson, which included, but was not limited to, pinching and blowing in James ear. George was magnificent as he scored 31 of his 37 points after the break, including 21 in the fourth quarter. "I just came out firing. My teammates found me and I got hot," said George, who shot 15-of-28 from the floor. "I felt in rhythm, regardless of who was guarding me. I was just in the zone." The Heat essentially played the entire second and third quarters without James, who battled foul trouble throughout and finished with a career playoff- low seven points on 2-of-10 shooting. "Its not something Im accustomed to," James said of sitting with foul trouble. "I wasnt able to make plays and help our team win." Then, there was Stephenson. The wild-card played a pivotal role in Indianas Game 5 success, despite the silly instance where he blew in James ear, or when he pinched James side, or even when he listened in on a small huddle between Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and two of his players. "Just trying to help my team win, whatever it takes. Theres a lot on the line now. Just trying to win games," Stephenson explained. Lost in the bizarre nature of his ways, Stephenson proved to be a huge catalyst in the Pacers comeback. Indiana trailed by nine at the half, then ratcheted up the defensive intensity over the final 24 minutes. Stephenson picked up full court and George manned the passing lanes. They forced turnovers and George finished with six steals. The defensive pressure created easy shots for the Pacers, who scored 31 in the third quarter after posting only 33 in the first half. A George slam off a steal pushed Indianas lead to 77-66 early in the final stanza, but nine consecutive Miami points in less than two minutes brought the Heat right back. Miami never got over the hump -- thanks to George countering nearly every Heat basket with one of his own -- but the visitors closed within 91-90 following Rashard Lewis sixth 3-pointer with 16 seconds to go. The Pacers went 1-for-3 from the foul line over the closing seconds and the Heat had a chance for the tie or the lead. James knifed through the lane, encountered Indiana center Roy Hibbert, kicked it out to an open Chris Bosh in the corner. Bosh missed and the Pacers live to see another day. "Weve been able to win a road game in each playoff series weve been involved in the last two years, and we have a confidence that this series will be the same, that we can go into Game 6 and be able to get a W." Pacers coach Frank Vogel said after practice Thursday. The world will likely see a different Heat team on Friday, one with James making an impact and not in warmups. "Hes going to come out and play with a lot of energy. Im sure hes got a lot built up from not playing much in Game 5," said George. And despite James foul woes, the Heat had a good look at a shot to win the game. But, the Heat werent interested in how close it was without the best player in the world. "Aint no moral victories for us. We win or we lose. Thats it," said James. If the Pacers survive, Game 7 would be Sunday in Indianapolis. Cheap Air Max 90 Mens . With the players association in the midst of meetings in Las Vegas, a vote will be held on Friday to decide the CFLPAs presidency and other executive positions. 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Asdrubal Cabrera had four hits and three RBIs, Michael Brantley also homered and the Indians beat the injury-riddled Minnesota Twins 9-4 Thursday for their first three-game winning streak this season.Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Al Horford scored 25 points with eight rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 108-92 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday. Jeff Teague chipped in with 21 points and seven assists, while Kyle Korver netted 13 points and DeMarre Carroll added 12 for the Hawks, who have won seven straight overall and four consecutive on the road. Indiana, meanwhile, continues to sputter as it returned home from a winless four-game road trip to lose a fifth straight game. Rodney Stuckey and C.J. Miles paced the Pacers with 15 points apiece. Final Score: Washington 133, Boston 132 (2-OT) Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - John Wall scored the last 10 Washington points in the second overtime, leading the Wizards to a 133-132 win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night. The Wizards led by as many as 23 points in the third quarter but allowed the Celtics to come back and force overtime on Evan Turners 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left in regulation. Earlier, Turner scored seven points during a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter that completed Bostons comeback from a 23-point deficit. The Celtics had seven- point leads in each of the overtimes but scored just two more points in the last two-plus minutes each time. The win gave the Wizards a split of a home-and-home set after dropping the opener 101-93 in Boston on Sunday. Final Score: Cleveland 110, Brooklyn 88 Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton were in Brooklyn to take in their first NBA game, and Dion Waiters, Tristan Thompson and Clevelands supporting cast stole the show at Barclays Center. Waiters and Thompson combined for 40 points and sparked a critical run late in the third quarter that fueled the Cavaliers 110-88 victory over the Nets on Monday. Waiters scored 26 points, Thompson finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds and fellow reserve James Jones chipped in 12 points. LeBron James was his usual productive self, totaling 18 points, seven assists and three steals, while Kevin Love posted a quiet double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds in Clevelands seventh straight win. Kevin Garnett netted a team-high 14 points, while Deron Williams checked in with 13 points and 11 assists for Brooklyn, which suffered its second straight lopsided loss. Final Score: Toronto 112, Denver 107 (OT) Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Lou Williams scored five of his 26 points in overtime and the Toronto Raptors beat the Denver Nuggets 112-107 on Monday. The Raptors squandered a 16-point third quarter lead and only forced overtime after Patrick Patterson buried a 3-pointer in the final minute of regulation. Patterson had 19 points and Jonas Valanciunas scored 18 with 12 rebounds for the Eastern Confference leaders, who improved to 7-2 against Western Conference teams this season.dddddddddddd Terrence Ross added 16 points in the win and Kyle Lowry scored 13 with 13 assists. Arron Afflalo and Ty Lawson combined to score 47 points for the Nuggets, who have lost four in a row and finished 0-3 on a three-game road trip. Lawson had 12 assists to go with his 22 points. Final Score: Golden State 102, Minnesota 86 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 21 points to help the Golden State Warriors extend their winning streak to 13 games with a 102-86 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday. The Warriors, already in the midst of a franchise-record run, stretched their road winning streak to eight games. Shaun Livingston and Marreese Speights both netted 12 points and Draymond Green added 10 points with 10 rebounds in the win. Warriors center Andrew Bogut left the game after just two minutes in with right knee irritation. Andrew Wiggins totaled 21 points with six rebounds and Shabazz Muhammad chipped in with 14 points off the bench for Minnesota, which lost a sixth consecutive game. Final Score: Sacramento 101, Utah 92 Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Rudy Gay scored 29 points to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 101-92 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday. Darren Collison had 16 points and six assists, while rookie Nik Stauskas broke out of a slump with 15 points and eight rebounds for the Kings, who are back above .500 again after dropping five of their last six games. Gordon Hayward finished with 19 points and seven helpers, while Alec Burks and Trey Burke scored 16 and 13 points, respectively, for Utah, which lost its ninth straight game. 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