Reigning NBA champion Miami is on the verge of a third consecutive NBA Finals berth, but the Indiana Pacers plan to spoil the repeat bid in the Eastern Conference final that starts in Miami on Wednesday.
LeBron James of the Miami Heat looks on during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Chicago Bulls at American Airlines Arena on May 15, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Reigning NBA champion Miami is on the verge of a third consecutive NBA Finals berth, but the Indiana Pacers plan to spoil the repeat bid.
The Heat, sparked by regular season Most Valuable Player LeBron James and playmaker Dwyane Wade, have the home-court advantage in the best-of-seven series to decide who will face Memphis or San Antonio in June's NBA Finals.
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