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Second fine for Indiana in series

NEW YORK -- Reggie Miller was fined $5,000 by the NBA on
Thursday for kicking the ball into the stands after the Indiana
Pacers lost to Detroit in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

This was the second time the Pacers have been fined in the
series. Ron Artest was fined $10,000 on Tuesday for making an
obscene gesture during Game 2.

Miller, a playoff hero many times for Indiana, scored just 3
points, shooting 1-for-4 from the field in the 85-78 defeat
Wednesday night at Auburn Hills, Mich.

The Pacers trail 2-1 in the best-of-seven series, with Game 4
Friday night on the Pistons' home court.