Heat vs. Pacers: Key Player on Offense, Key Player on Defense

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Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat definitely did not disappoint. We witnessed the two best teams in the East fight each other until the very last second. 

The Pacers went into Miami with the confidence that any team would need to take down the reigning champs. Behind Paul George and his key three-pointers, Indiana basically had the game sealed; that is until the four-time MVP, LeBron James, took it to the rim with the game-winning layup.  

Each team has its go-to guys for the series, but which players must stand out in order to help their team come out on top? Raja Bell joins Bleacher Report to tell you who the most important offensive and defensive player is in the Eastern Conference Finals. 

Let us know in the comments below who you think is the key player on each side of the ball is. 

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