Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers Will have played the same amount of games at the end of seeding schedule. Miami is currently 2-0 against Indiana this season but the two teams meet twice in Orlando. The Pacers would need to win both meetings in order to activate a secondary tiebreaker should the teams finish with identical records.
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The evolution of Jayson Tatum continues, and that's good news for his Boston Celtics. Tatum, the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, has increased his scoring average in each of his three seasons: from 13.9 to 15.7 to 23.4. On Sunday, Tatum scored 34 points and added a career-high eight assists as he led Boston (44-22) to a 128-124 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.