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UPDATE: Heat Edge Nets, Advance To Eastern Conference Finals

 
UPDATE: Heat Edge Nets, Advance To Eastern Conference Finals
Posted Monday, May 12th 2014 @ 11pm

UPDATE 5/14 9:35 PM

The Miami Heat defeat the Brooklyn Nets, 96-94, at the American Airlines Arena to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the fourth season in a row.

The Heat await the winner of the Indiana Pacers-Washington Wizards series, which the Pacers lead, 3-2.

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UPDATE: 5/12 11:01pm

NEW YORK (AP) _- LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
 
James carried the Heat nearly the entire way until Bosh hit the shot that put Miami ahead for good. Ray Allen followed with four free throws and James finished it off with one more, putting the Heat in position to wrap it up at home Wednesday in Game 5.
 
James was 16 of 24 from the field and 14 of 19 from the free throw line in matching the 49 points he scored for Cleveland against Orlando in the 2009 Eastern Conference finals. He missed his second free throw with 1.1 seconds left, muttering to himself after it fell out.
 
Joe Johnson scored 18 points for the Nets.
 

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The Heat are looking to take the wind out of the Nets' sails tonight after Brooklyn embarrassed Miami 104-90 on Saturday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

 

Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra calls it their worst game of the series, and LeBron James admits they didn't get the job done.

 

They're planning to hit the hard court today with a different game plan.

 

Tip time tonight from the Barclays Center is set for 8.

Elsa / 2014 Getty Images

 

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