May 30, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat center Greg Oden (right) holds up the conference championship trophy after defeating the Indiana Pacers in game six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat Eastern Conference Championship Ceremony (Video)


On Friday night, the Miami Heat took down the Indiana Pacers 117-92 in game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals to win the series 4-2 and advance to the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive season. [category-related]

The Heat and Pacers played an intense seven-game series just a year ago and the defeated the Pacers at the American Airlines Arena in game 7 to advance to the NBA Finals. Since that loss, the Pacers vowed to earn home court advantage in the playoffs so that if the two teams met again, the Pacers would host game 7.

After the Pacers took down the Heat 107-96 in game 1, it looked like we may be headed towards another classic series. However, the Heat responded with a game 2 victory in Indiana 87-83. They then returned to Miami and took both games 3 and 4, winning 99-87 and 102-90. When the series shifted back to Indiana for game 5, the Pacers forced another game, defeating the Heat 93-90. However, the Heat’s blowout victory prevented the Pacers from having a chance to host game 7.

After the game, the Heat hit the court to accept the Eastern Conference Championship for the fourth consecutive year, meaning they have advanced to the Finals every year since LeBron James and Chris Bosh decided to sign with the Heat and team up with Dwyane Wade. You can watch the video below.

The Heat now await the winner of the Western Conference Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs lead the series 3-2 and game 6 from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is scheduled for 9:00 pm EST Saturday night.

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  • Real M-Fing talk !!!

    Congratulation to Wade, Lebron and others for that touching that trophy crap, its was fitting and i am sure also planned that Greg accepted it… lol Greg might as well have clue on his hands because no one was going to take it from him…. i don’t know why they even have a trophy for the conference finals.. the players and fans know what they’re really there for !

  • TPAINE

    Get ready to get punked by the Spurs!!!

    • Real M-Fing talk !!!

      you do know the Heat played the best defensive teams already, so scoring on the spurs will be like scrimmage, and no one on the Spurs demands a double team combine that with the heats defense it should be over in 5… if the heat takes the first game it could be a sweep…. hopefully Erik allows Duncan to score, focus on Parker and take away the 3 point line

      • TPAINE

        You do know the Spurs have the best record in the NBA, and the only team that has consistently been blowing teams out, so you’re dumber than you sound if you think the Spurs are getting swept! And please, “the Heat have played the best defensive teams”???? The Bobcats? LOL….the Nets? LMAO….the Pacers? CHOKE ARTISTS! Nobody comes close to the Spurs….the Heat will lose in 6!

        • Real M-Fing talk !!!

          Normally i do not reply to stupidity But i will make an exception in your case, First you need to watch basketball, not just Spurs ball!

          you do know The Spurs played …
          Dallas (19th rank defense – needed 7 games)
          Portland (23th rank defense – soft young team)
          OKC (12th rank defense – injured Serge)
          18th rank avg…. and those teams ARE NOT physical

          Everyone Miami played is ranked in the top 10
          Charlotte (5th rank defense)
          Brooklyn (9th rank defense)
          Pacers (2nd rank defense)
          5th rank avg….. and those are ALL physical teams

          Please don’t use Parker as a reason when the Spurs lose this year, last year it was a lucky shot, forgetting that was game 6, Spurs still has a chance to win game 7 !