The Miami Heat answered many of the questions posed to them after Game 2 with their dominant performance in Game 3. Could they handle Indiana’s size? Yes. Could win in Indiana, where the Pacers hadn’t lost all postseason? Yes. Would LeBron James get any help? Yes. With the narrative shifting back toward the Pacers and how they will respond during tonight’s all-important Game 4, both teams know what’s at stake.
“Our goal wasn’t to come here to win one game,” Heat guard Dwyane Wade said after practice yesterday. “We came here to win both.”
Here are a three things to watch for during tonight’s pivotal Eastern Conference Finals match-up.