Bam Adebayo led the fifth-seeded Miami Heat to a 99-87 victory over the fourth-seeded Indiana Pacers on Monday night, completing a four-game sweep of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at the Walt Disney World Complex near Orlando.
Adebayo collected a game-high 19 rebounds to go with 14 points. Kelly Olynyk’s layup gave the Heat the lead for good in the fifth minute of the second quarter, completing its first-ever playoff sweep of Indiana. The Heat now advance to the Eastern semifinals, where they will await the winner of the first-round matchup between top-seeded Milwaukee and eighth-seeded Orlando. The trip to the will be Miami’s first since 2016.
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