Heat-Nets Game 5 Playoff Preview

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With a 3-1 series lead over the Brooklyn Nets, the Miami Heat can advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a win in Game 5. On the other hand, Joe Johnson and the Nets will need to be on the top of their game if they want to return home for Game 6.

In Game 4, the Heat barely got by the Nets, 102-96. In the big victory, LeBron James was the game's high scorer, registering 49 points for the Heat. He shot 16-24 from the field, while also recording six rebounds and three steals. Paul Pierce was the top performer for the Nets in the loss. He had 16 points, seven rebounds and two steals.

As expected, the Miami offense has gotten the better of the porous defense of the Nets. They've posted an offensive efficiency of 115.8 in the series.

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