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Ways the Pacers could beat Bosh-less Heat (PER Diem: May 15, 2012)

Updated: May 15, 2012, 1:46 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
With good reason, everybody is focusing on what Chris Bosh's absence means for the Miami Heat.

But how about turning that question on its head: What does Bosh's absence mean for the Pacers? You know, the Heat's opponent in this thing? The one who would have a clear path to the Finals themselves if they somehow can outlast Miami?

With Bosh out indefinitely because of an abdominal strain, an Indiana team that already matched up pretty well against Miami now appears to have a window open to stealing the series.

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