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LeBRON FIRES HEAT

James takes control as Miami moves one win from NBA Finals

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) is defended by Miami Heat forward LeBron James during the second half of Game 5 in the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night in Miami.

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MIAMI — There will be no win-or-else Game 6 in the Eastern Conference finals for the MiamiHeatthis season. LeBron James saw to that, and now the reigning champions are one victory from a third straight trip to the NBA Finals.

James finished with 30 points, eight rebounds and six assists, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and theHeatused a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 on Thursday.

Mario Chalmers scored 12 points and Dwyane Wade added 10 for theHeat, who lead the series ...


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