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Game 5 is Monday in Indianapolis.
George scored 24 points. Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 29.
HEAT 98, BOBCATS 85
CHARLOTTE, N.C. • LeBron James had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and Miami defeated Charlotte to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
Dwyane Wade added 17 points for the Heat, who can close out the best-of-seven Monday night.
James, who was an efficient 10 of 18 from the field, pushed his record to 18-0 against the Bobcats since joining the Heat in 2010. Miami has won 19 straight overall against Charlotte.
Al Jefferson had 20 points for the Bobcats, who are still searching for the first postseason win in franchise history.
After trailing most of the first half, the Heat took a 42-40 lead on a 3-pointer by Mario Chalmers. Miami closed the half on a 16-4 run.
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