MIAMI – This time, David West didn't have to break up an on-court celebration and wave his teammates into the locker room. This time, the Pacers took their good and hard-earned fortune in stride, as if they had been there before. Because they have. Their 97-93 victory over Miami at American Airlines Arena Friday evened the Eastern Conference final series at 1-1, sent a message to a nation of doubters, and allowed them to pack homecourt advantage for the trip home. They did the same thing last year, of course, winning Game 2 on the Heat's home court, and won Game 3 back home as well before collapsing under the weight of mounting expectations and their stubborn inexperience.
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