Miami 105, Indiana 91

Date - Sunday, March 10, 2013 6:00 PM
Location - American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Officials - #18 Matt Boland, #11 Derrick Collins, #43 Dan Crawford
Attendance - 20219

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 20 26 19 26 91
Miami 29 27 23 26 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 39-24 25-7 14-17 L1
Miami 47-14 29-3 18-11 W18

Recap

Heat 105, Pacers 91: Mario Chalmers hit five 3-pointers en route to 26 points as Miami extended its winning streak to 18 games - the longest in the league this season.

Chris Bosh added 24 points and Dwyane Wade had 23 points and six steals as the Heat made it 14 straight home wins and avenged two losses to Indiana - the only team they had failed to beat this season.

LeBron James had a relatively pedestrian game with a season-low 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Miami, which hasn't lost since dropping a 102-89 decision to the Pacers on Feb. 1.

David West scored 24 points for Indiana, which had not allowed an opponent to reach 100 points in the previous 11 games. West had 13 points in the second quarter as the Pacers trimmed a 12-point deficit to 46-44, but James dunked and Wade scored at the buzzer off a steal to push the lead back to 56-46 at halftime.

That was an omen of things to come for the Heat, which blitzed the Pacers with a 17-3 run capped by a surge of 12 unanswered points that extended the lead to 76-53 midway thought the third. Indiana never got closer than 14 the rest of the way.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Indiana, which lost for the third time in 11 games, had limited the Heat to 77 and 89 points in the two wins earlier this season. ... Chalmers was 7-of-9 and Bosh 11-of-15 as Miami shot a sizzling 55.9 percent against the team that leads the league in opponent field-goal percentage. ... Ray Allen had 11 points off the bench for the Heat after failing to score in each of the previous two meetings against the Pacers.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Miami
David West 24 Scoring Mario Chalmers 26
Paul George 5 Assists LeBron James 7
Paul George 6 Rebounds Mario Chalmers 7
David West 10 Free Throws Made Mario Chalmers 7
David West 4 Steals Dwyane Wade 6
Jeff Pendergraph 1 Blocks Chris Bosh 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 91 41.3 10-27 29-34 14 33 1 8 18
Miami 105 55.9 7-14 22-31 20 28 5 10 12

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Heat have a W/L % of .761 after a win and .800 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Pacers have a W/L % of .564 after a win and .708 after a loss.