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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers 71 Raptors 64 end 3. Indiana outscored Toronto 31-20 in the quarter. Toronto is 6-for-22 from 3-point range and shooting 36.1 percent. Cory Joseph has 13 points off the bench.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

The Hornets shoot just 35% from the floor in the second quarter as Justise Winslow puts the pressure on their drivers and Hassan Whiteside (4 blocks) shuts down the paint. Jeremy Lin, Charlotte's best offensive player this postseason, is 0-for-6, and the Heat are shooting 60% overall, most on good looks. Hornets need answers. Heat up 59-50 at half.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Halftime score: Heat 59, Hornets 50. Funny how things turn out. After saying before the game how much their offensive outbursts in Games 1 and 2 were an aberration, Joe Johnson and the Miami Heat had their most prolific half in a week. Miami shot 60 percent in the half. They finished no better than 42 percent in any of the three previous games they lost after taking a 2-0 series lead. Luol Deng with 16 points and Dwyane Wade with 13 to lead Miami.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

16-6 Pacers to start the third as they take a 56-50 lead and are already in the bonus. DeMar DeRozan has six points and four turnovers for Toronto.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Entering Game 6 tonight, Dwyane Wade said his team needed to strike a balance between playing with urgency and also avoiding putting too much pressure on themselves in a potential elimination game. So far, they've managed that balancing act to relative perfection. Hassan Whiteside blocking shots, Wade and Luol Deng scoring and rookies Josh Richardson and Justise Winslow playing with confidence. Heat take largest lead on Richardson 3-pointer at 44-38 midway through second quarter.

Heat, Hornets go for back-to-back blocks

Miami's Josh Richardson got it started and Charlotte's Cody Zeller got in on the fun with yet another monster block on consecutive plays. Hornets-Heat is live on ESPN, WatchESPN.

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Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng have combined for 18 points on 8-for-11 shooting early in the second quarter. Deng has had these kind of hot starts in previous games but hasn't been able to sustain it. Problem for Miami is Kemba Walker also having his best start to a game this series, too.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Kemba Walker getting faint "M-V-P" chants at the line.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors 44 Pacers 40 at the half. Both teams shot under 40 percent from the field. DeMarre Carroll 12 points, Jonas Valanciunas 10 points, Paul George seven points, DeMar DeRozan four points. Toronto centers have grabbed 15 rebounds -- seven offensive.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors up 44-40 at the half. Paul George is just 1/6 from the field. As a team, the Pacers are just 14/43. Raptors outscoring Pacers 14-6 in second chance points.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Hassan Whiteside picks up his second foul and Cody Zeller gets 6 quick points against the Heat's small-ball look. Miami, with 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting from Luol Deng, up 27-24 after 1Q.

Lowry with lob, Valanciunas with the jam

Kyle Lowry tossed to Jonas Valanciunas, who finished with a two-handed slam. Pacers-Raptors are live on ESPNews.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Lowry is on pace for his sixth game this series under 40 percent shooting but also has eight assists and five rebounds. Still no field goals for Paul George. Raptors lead Pacers 40-34 late in the second quarter.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Oh my. Kemba Walker already has the crowd going after that dart to the paint and a pull-up 3 in transition. He's got 9 points. Hornets up 18-11 with 5:04 left in the first quarter.