Jermaine O'Neal tallied 15 points, seven rebounds and six assists in Game 7 Saturday for Indiana.
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The Pacers used a big third quarter to put away the Celtics,
taking Game 7, 97-70,
Saturday in Boston. Indiana ripped open a defensive
struggle with an 11-2 run in the third quarter for a 54-43 edge and never looked back. The Pacers led by 14 entering the final period and by as many as
29 in the fourth. Stephen Jackson paced four Indiana players in double figures with 24 points. The Pacers visit Detroit on Monday for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals (8 p.m. ET, TNT).
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