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Heat Outshoot the Pacers to Win Game 2 of the Playoffs at Disney

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Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler (22) shoots as Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner defends during the second half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

The Heat are living up to their name, after a 109-100 Disney victory gave them a 2-0 lead against the Indiana Pacers in game 2 of the playoffs.

That puts Erik Spoelstra in fourth place for playoff winning percentage on the league’s all-time list, even better than former Heat coach Pat Riley.

After some early fouls, Duncan Robinson helped Miami score, with a trio of three-point shots and a 12-3 lead.

In total, he put 24 points on the board for the Heat.

Still, the Pacers caught up, and led 24-22 at the end of the first quarter.

That’s when things started to change.

Miami rediscovered its power, and took over, to snap a 39-38 Pacers lead near the end of the second quarter.

Jimmy Butler helped the Heat retake a 51-46 lead going into halftime, with a 3-pointer.

He and the team expanded that advantage to 79-63 by the end of the third.

Another 3-point shot by Butler with 8:39 left in the third, and then major players by Dragic and Bam Adebayo sealed the win for the Heat.

The Heat and Pacers will meet again for Game 3 on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.