LeBron James and Dwyane Wade joined forces to score 70 points Sunday in a 101-93 victory against the Indiana Pacers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
On the brink of falling behind 3-1, the Heat evened the best-of-7 series 2-2 with a pair of epic performances from James and Wade.
James, the reigning MVP, finished with 40 points, 18 rebounds and 9 assists.
Wade, who struggled throughout the first quarter bounced back in the next three quarters scoring 30 points, grabbing 9 rebounds and handing out 6 assists.
“It was a special performance,” said Heat forward Shane Battier. “We accomplished what we wanted by getting a split.”
The series now heads back to Miami for Game 5 on Tuesday. Game 6 will be played in Indianapolis on Thursday. Game 7, if necessary, will be played in Miami on Saturday.
“They were tremendous tonight with their force and their will,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.