NBA: Miami 114, Indiana 96

May 26, 2013 at 11:50 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 (UPI) -- LeBron James led a parade of five Miami starters in double figures Sunday and the Heat took Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals 114-96 over Indiana.

James netted 22 points, Dwyane Wade added 18 with eight assists and Udonis Haslem contributed 17 points and seven rebounds as Miami grabbed a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Chris Bosh (15 points) and Mario Chalmers (14) also reached double figures for the Heat, who went on a 12-4 run early in the second period for a 10-point cushion and maintained the upper hand the rest of the way.

Chris Anderson came off the bench to supply nine points and nine rebounds for Miami.

The Heat, who shot 54.5 percent from the floor, will attempt to establish a commanding 3-1 series lead in Tuesday's Game 4 at Indianapolis.

David West put in 21 points and hauled down 10 rebounds while Roy Hibbert added 20 and 17 for the Pacers.

George Hill contributed 19 points for the losers.

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