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Heat change lineup again for Game 4

Associated Press Published: May 20, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For the fourth time in four games, the Miami Heat have changed their starting lineup against the Indiana Pacers.

Mixing and matching with All-Star forward Chris Bosh out with an abdominal strain, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra started center Ronny Turiaf and forward Shane Battier in Sunday's Game 4 up front with LeBron James. Dwyane Wade, hoping to bounce back from the worst playoff game of his career, is in the backcourt with Mario Chalmers.

Turiaf is making his second start of the series, and Battier is starting his second game in a row.

In Game 3, Spoelstra started seldom-used center Dexter Pittman, who missed two shots and played just three minutes.

Spoelstra has had to juggle his lineup to make up for the loss of Bosh, who is not expected to return in this series.


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