3:43 AM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014

For starters: Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat

With Dwyane Wade and Greg Oden again out for the Heat, a look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Friday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports, NBA TV. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish):
Miami Herald Apr 11, 2014

Nothin' but Net: Pacers-Heat takes on added significance

Friday nights epic encounter between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat from South Beach is no longer about Eastern Conference supremacy.
Miami Herald Apr 11, 2014
Dwyane Wade to miss Miami Heat’s showdown with Pacers but Udonis Haslem expected back

Dwyane Wade to miss Miami Heat’s showdown with Pacers but Udonis Haslem expected back

Dwyane Wade will not play Friday night against the Indiana Pacers as he rests his injured hamstring for the playoffs, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said at Friday’s shootaround.
Miami Herald Apr 11, 2014

Wade, Oden to sit against Pacers

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and center Greg Oden will miss Fridays Eastern Conference showdown against the Indiana Pacers.
Miami Herald Apr 11, 2014

Indiana Pacers (54-25) at Miami Heat (53-25), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Eastern Conference supremacy is at stake Friday night when the Indiana Pacers visit South Beach to take on the Miami Heat in a highly-anticipated regular-season showdown.
NBA power rankings: Reeling Pacers set for showdown with Heat

NBA power rankings: Reeling Pacers set for showdown with Heat

Now let's see if the Indiana Pacers can win a basketball game in Miami with their starting five. With his team reeling, Pacers coach Frank Vogel decided to bench his entire starting lineup against Milwaukee this week. Bold move.
Miami Herald Apr 11, 2014
Top goal still possible for Indiana Pacers

Top goal still possible for Indiana Pacers

And now, despite losing 12 of their past 20 games, fighting through major offensive struggles and even some finger pointing by center Roy Hibbert, the Pacers (54-25) can essentially deliver the knockout blow to the Heat (53-25) in the battle for the No.1 seed Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Pacers trying to work out their own late-season struggles

Now, the Indiana Pacers know what it feels like to be the Miami Heat.

NBA analysts weigh in (again) on Heat-Pacers

This time it's NBA TV that gets the national coverage of Heat-Pacers, so Thursday Turner rolled out their analysts for their thoughts on Friday's game at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Preview: Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. Friday

When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Journal & Courier Apr 10, 2014

Purdue basketball recruit P.J. Thompson joins Indiana All-Star team

Playing alongside Trey Lyles for four years at Tech, Jeremie Tyler didn't always draw the headlines. He could have pouted, or looked for another opportunity where he could be the star.
Miami Herald Apr 9, 2014

Pacers' starters to rest vs. Bucks

With a huge showdown against the Miami Heat on the horizon, Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel will sit his entire starting five for Wednesdays game at Milwaukee.

Jets open preseason against Colts

The Geno Smith-Michael Vick quarterback competition will begin against a team that has no quarterback worries at all -- the Indianapolis Colts, featuring Andrew Luck. The NFL announced the preseason schedule Wednesday, adding a fresh team to the Jets' usual array of opponents. Dates and times haven't been announced yet, but the Jets' schedule looks like this (no national TV games): Week 1 (Aug. 8-10) -- Colts Week 2 (Aug. 15-17) -- at Cincinnati Bengals Week 3 (Aug.

Pacers' Vogel benches starters in advance of Friday's game in Miami

There is no pretense, at least from the Indiana Pacers' perspective: Friday night's game against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena is the most important game remaining on the Eastern Conference regular-season schedule.

Pacers' Vogel benches starters in advance of Friday's game in Miami

There is no pretense, at least from the Indiana Pacers' perspective: Friday night's game against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena is the most important game remaining on the Eastern Conference regular-season schedule.

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