21 May 2012

Heat overpower Pacers to tie series, Lakers eye playoff exit

12:32 pm on 21 May 2012

The Miami Heat bounced back from their back-to-back defeats to the Indiana Pacers to win game four of their NBA basketball Eastern Conference semi-final and tie their best-of-seven series at 2-2.

LeBron James scored 40 points and had 18 rebounds and nine assists in Miami's 101-93 victory away from home.

The Los Angeles Lakers blew a 13-point lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder at home, the visitors winning 103-100.

The heart-breaking loss puts the Lakers on the brink of elimination at 1-3 down in the West.