Heat back atop East, beat Pacers 98-86 - 14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

Heat back atop East, beat Pacers 98-86

Posted: Updated:
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Cardinals activate Siegrist from DL

    Cardinals activate Siegrist from DL

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:51:35 GMT
    The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis. Siegrist had been on the DL for two monthsMore >>
    The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis.More >>
  • Otters stumble in sweep bid

    Otters stumble in sweep bid

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:34:46 GMT
    The Evansville Otters (33-22) lost 6-1 on Wednesday afternoon at the Windy City Thunderbolts. Eyeing their first three-game sweep of the season, the Otters were limited to just six hits as ThunderboltsMore >>
    The Evansville Otters (33-22) lost 6-1 on Wednesday afternoon at the Windy City Thunderbolts.More >>
  • U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:52:19 GMT
    When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign. Trustees also will consider a raiseMore >>
    When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign. Trustees also will consider a raiseMore >>

LeBron James scored 36 points, and the Miami Heat moved back atop the Eastern Conference standings by running past the Indiana Pacers 98-86 on Friday night.

The Heat scored the first 16 points of the second half and weren't in trouble again. Miami (54-25) leads the Pacers (54-26) by a half-game in the East race.

Mario Chalmers scored 13, Udonis Haslem added 11 and Chris Bosh and Ray Allen each scored 10 for the Heat.

Paul George scored 22 for Indiana, which got 18 from David West, 12 from Luis Scola and 11 from Lance Stephenson. Pacers center Roy Hibbert had only five points and one rebound, grabbing it with just over 2 minutes left in the game.

Miami has games against Atlanta, Washington and Philadelphia left. Win them all, and the Heat would have home-court advantage through at least the East finals - which went seven games against Indiana last season.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow