The rising star in Paul George goes head to head with the King LeBron James in the NBA Eastern Conference finals.

The Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat have been two of the most impressive and consistent teams in the NBA this season. The Heat have been a great team since the arrival of James four years ago. They are always expected to preform and be unrivalled, however the surprise package in the Pacers have seen the Heat’s crown being challenged.

The Pacers might not be the team they used to be since trading arguably their best player in Danny Granger, but they have still been fantastic with the performances of Paul George, regarded by many as the next great NBA star, the Pacers have had one of their most impressive seasons in recent history.

They now face a challenge in trying to stop the heat in reaching their three consecutive NBA Finals. The EC Finals will be one of the most exciting with the Heat actually facing a team that can beat them. The seven game series might deliver some of the best basketball of this season and the contest between the two great plays in George and James is the stuff dreams are made of.

James emerged victorious in this personal battle after game one - scoring 25 points to the 24 points of George - but the Pacers got the win by 107-96 to take a one game lead in the series.

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