James, Wade Lead Heat Over Pacers In Playoff Series Opener

By Dean Pantazi

James, Wade Lead Heat Over Pacers In Playoff Series Opener

May 13, 2012 Updated May 13, 2012 at 11:24 PM EST

MIAMI (Indiana's NewsCenter) - LeBron James and Dwyane Wade had big second half performances that led the Miami Heat to their 95-86 win over the Indiana Pacers Sunday in Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals.

After seeing teammate Chris Bosh leave the game just before the half with an injury, James responded by scoring 26 of his 32 points in the second half and Wade 22 of his 29 as the Heat turned back a determined bid by Indiana.

David West led the Pacers with 17 points.

Game 2 of the series is in Miami Tuesday night.

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