[NBA regular season] Thomas scored 33 points, Halliburton 35+9; the Nets narrowly beat the Pacers in rotation

2022-12-11 12:56

[NBA regular season] Thomas scored 33 points, Halliburton 35+9; the Nets narrowly beat the Pacers in rotation

On December 11, the NBA regular season, the Pacers played against the Nets at home . The Nets' dual-core Durant and Irving were all absent. With the team's outstanding performance, the Nets finally defeated the Pacers 136-133 in the away game, ushering in a three-game winning streak.


Before the game, the Nets officially announced the list of injuries. Among them, Durant and Irving were absent, and a total of 8 members of the team were unable to attend . Kevin Durant (right knee management), Kyrie Irving (left adductor strain), Ben Simmons (left knee management), Seth Curry (left ankle management) ), Joe Harris (left ankle injury management), TJ Warren (left foot injury management), Royce O'Neal (personal reasons), Clarkston (right tendon strain).


The Pacers' Duarte and Theis continued to be absent.


In the first quarter of the game, the Pacers made 4 consecutive three-pointers, but Mills teamed up with Sumner to lead the Nets to a 24-15 lead. At 5 minutes and 22 seconds, Edwards fouled when Marcelin shot and gave the Pacers 2 free throw opportunities. After the timeout, Halliburton made a mid-range shot. He scored 16 points in a single quarter. Naismith made a 3-pointer, but Sumner, who was feeling hot, responded with 3 points. In the next 3 minutes, the Pacers completed a wave of 11-2 attacks to tie the score. Halliburton scored 2+1, Yuta Watanabe scored a layup, Naismith made a three-pointer, and Thomas scored a layup. After the first quarter, the Nets temporarily lead 40-38.


At the beginning of the second quarter, McConaughey and Marcelin led the bench to start with an 8-0 spurt to overtake the score. At 2 minutes and 44 seconds, after receiving a pass from Turner, Brissett succeeded in a long three-pointer . He scored 5 points in a row, leading the Pacers to expand the point difference to 10 points. Afterwards, Yuta Watanabe and Thomas hit 3 points, Sumner hit a single, the three led a wave of 12-0 attacks, and the Nets took a 55-53 lead. Hilde, Brissett and Halliburton scored 3 points in a row, and Halliburton scored 22 points in two quarters. At halftime, the Pacers led 76-69.


Changing sides to fight again, in the 59th second, Smith fouled Morris when shooting and gave the Nets 2 free throw opportunities. Hilde and Smith made 3 consecutive three-pointers, Mills responded with 3 points, Morris made a mid-range shot, but after Halliburton and Hilde scored in singles, the Pacers once again expanded the point difference to more than 10 points . After the timeout, the Nets, who were behind by up to 14 points, played a wave of 11-2 spurts under the leadership of veterans Mills and Edwards, closing the point difference to 5 points. Marcelin scored another 3 points to stabilize the situation . At 11 minutes and 43 seconds, with Nembhard's assist, Naismith scored 2 points with a domineering dunk. At the end of the three quarters, the Pacers temporarily lead 100-95.


In the last quarter, Brissett made a 3-pointer, and with the assist of Sumner, Sharp scored 2 points with a domineering dunk. After a wave of 10-5 attacks at the beginning, the Nets chased the score to 105. After the timeout, Halliburton and Nemhard hit 3 points, the Pacers responded with an 8-0 spurt, Thomas responded with 3 points, but Turner made an empty dunk and hit a 3-pointer to stop the Nets. Sumner received a first-degree malicious foul because of a step. Fortunately, Mills and Thomas led the team to respond with a 15-2 spurt to overtake the score. With 53 seconds left, Morris received a technical foul. Although Halliburton made three free throws to narrow the point difference to 2 points, Nemhard's absolute three-pointer missed. In the end, the Nets beat the Pacers 136-133 to seal the victory.