19 May 2012

Pacers hand out a butt-kicking

9:10 am on 19 May 2012

The Indiana Pacers have beaten NBA basketball championship favourites the Miami Heat 94-75 to take a 2-1 lead in their best of seven Eastern Conference semi-final series.

Out West, the San Antonio Spurs continued their dominant ways, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 105-88 for a 2-0 series lead.

The Oklahoma City Thunder came back from the dead with an amazing 9-0 run to overhaul the Los Angeles Lakers 77-75 and go 2-0 up in their Western series.

Elsewhere the Boston Celtics thrashed the Philadelphia 76ers 107-91 on the road to take a 2-1 lead in their eastern conference semi-final series.