Can’t chalk this up to Game 7 jitters. The Indiana Pacers’ postseason run is over because Miami’s smothering, doubling defense cut 7-foot-2 Roy Hibbert down to size and rang up a total of 11 steals, enough to match the Heat’s 2013 postseason high.
That’s the truth and it will be too hard to swallow back home in Indiana, where only the most hard-core hoop fans may force themselves to watch Miami and San Antonio in the NBA finals.
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