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Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Paul George finished with 28 points, and the Indiana Pacers forced a deciding game in the Eastern Conference finals with a 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Paul George Throws Down A Vicious Facial On Chris Boshdimemag.com Jun 1, 2013In an up-and-down first quarter during Game 6 in the Eastern Conference Finals, Paul George threw down a nasty facial on Chris Bosh‘s head. It wasn’t the most incredible dunk you’ll ever see, but it definitely came out of nowhere. What do you think?Share TweetMiami Heat big man Chris Bosh has had a fairly poor Eastern Conference Finals, struggling to defend the Indiana Pacers' big men inside and not having the offensive impact that many expect of a player of his caliber. With Chris "Birdman" Anders…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jun 1, 2013The East finals are tied 3-3. The Pacers responded to LeBron James's dominant Game 5 by beating the Heat 91-77 in Game 6 and proved yet again, they won't go down quietly.Share Tweet
Birdman's Suspended Tonight Against The Pacers, And That Is Bullshitdeadspin.com Jun 1, 2013After Thursday's dustup between Heat forward Chris "Birdman" Andersen and the elder Hansbrough formerly known as Psycho T, the league allowed Birdman to finish out the rest of the game. Yesterday night, the NBA announced they're suspending Bir…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 1, 2013Miami Heat center Chris Andersen said he "can't regret" his suspension for Game 6 against the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals.Share Tweet
Flummoxed, Pacers Reportedly Consult Shaman About Extending Seriesdeadspin.com Jun 1, 2013But according to South Florida's Sun-Sentinel, he wasn't much help.Read more...Share Tweet
Defense Key For Pacers In Game 6Jun 1Kurt Rambis breaks down the Pacers' 91-77 Game 6 win.
Pacers Force Game 7Jun 1Paul George and Roy Hibbert combined for 52 points as the Pacers held the Heat to 36 percent shooting to send the series back to Miami.
Grant Hill RetiresJun 1Grant Hill announced his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons.
Bosh Needs To Step Up In Game 6Jun 1Stephen A. Smith thinks Chris Bosh needs to step up in Chris Andersen's absence, but if all else fails, LeBron James can step up and take over Game 6.