Heat vs. Pacers, Game 5: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers look to remain alive in the Eastern Conference finals when they host the Miami Heat for Game 5 on Wednesday night.

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2013-14 NBA Playoffs
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May 28, 2014 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN
TV: ESPN ---- Radio: AM 1070/107.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
Mario Chalmers PG George Hill
Dwyane Wade SG Lance Stephenson
LeBron James SF Paul George
Shane Battier PF David West
Chris Bosh C Roy Hibbert

The Pacers are left with no room for error as they host the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the ECF at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Simply put, the Pacers have to get it done and earn a win by any means necessary. As they've learned throughout the first four games, no amount of talk or complaining after the fact alters the result listed in the final box score. The Pacers are three wins shy of winning the series with only three possible games remaining. So it has to start with one win in Game 5.

As usual, previewing the Pacers' plan is futile. Scola and West playing together with Hibbert on bench? Cool. But what if Scola can't throw it in the ocean? What if Hibbert gives Pacers 15 points and 7 rebounds? Or zero points? Will David West have it going? Lance focused on the right priorities with the ball?

The questions have mounted as the season progressed and now here we are, perhaps for the final time this season, with no idea what to expect.

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

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