Pacers vs. Heat, Game 4: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers are desperately seeking a split in Miami with a win in Game 4 to even up the series and avoid falling fatally behind in the Eastern Conference finals.

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2013-14 NBA Playoffs
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(2-1)
May 26, 2014 - 8:30 p.m. ET
AmericanAirlines Arena - Miami, FL
TV: ESPN ---- Radio: AM 1070/107.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
George Hill PG Mario Chalmers
Lance Stephenson SG Dwyane Wade
Paul George SF LeBron James
David West PF Udonis Haslem
Roy Hibbert C Chris Bosh

You're only as good as your last game. Throughout the playoffs, the Pacers haven't been too good on several occasions. They've also been able to bounce back and be good when put in a desperate situation like they find themselves in Miami for Game 4.

Dealing with the Heat is a different story, though. The Pacers were actually pretty good for long stretches in the Game 2 and 3 losses, but closing the deal requires a champion's fortitude the Pacers haven't been able to display.

The Blue and Gold has talked plenty about getting over that hump and getting it done against Miami, but tonight may be their last chance to put up, because if they return to Indy down 3-1, they will have to shut up.

As usual, Paul George and Roy Hibbert foul trouble is critical along with not only continuing to work though Hibbert and David West in the middle, but also getting West to convert his opportunities to soften up Miami's defense. There are few surprises remaining between these two teams, just execution and the effort needed to get it done.

For more on the Heat, check out Hot, Hot Hoops. Also, leave your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.

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