Defending Champions, NBA’s best record and Eastern conference’s No. 1 seed Miami Heat will face No. 3 seed Indiana Pacers for the 2013 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals.
Miami Heat reached the Eastern Conference Finals by sweeping the Milwaukee Bucks 4-0 in the 1st round and then earning a 4-1 series win against Chicago Bulls in the 2nd round.
Indiana Pacers, on the other hand, earned the other Eastern Conference Finals slot by a 1st round 4-2 series win against Atlanta Hawks and then another 4-2 series win and an upset win in the 2nd round against the New York Knicks.