INDIANAPOLIS - Lebron James played in the post as the Heat won the scoring battle in the paint. James scored 22 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dish out 3 assists. Dwyane Wade also had a spectacular night with 18 points, eight assists and four rebounds. Chris Bosh chipped in 15 points and three rebounds.
With Lebron in the post Miami outscore Indiana 56-32 in the paint. They shot 54.5 percent against a defensive minded team.
David West led Indiana with 21 points and 10 rebounds, Roy Hibbert had 20 points and 17 rebounds, and Paul George had 13 points and eight assists.
Indiana Pacers must win the next home game to even the series again. Game 4 is scheduled for Tuesday. Pacers needs to step up or go home.