Domantas Sabonis He started the season like a shot but some physical problems made him slow down in the middle part of the course. Now that the playoffs are approaching and for their Indiana Pacers a chance to sneak through the play-in, the power forward has recovered his devastating version of the beginning of the season.
Con 30 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists, the Lithuanian interior was a gale for the competitive Atlanta Hawks, who fought until the last moments of a match resolved by 133-126.
Caris LeVert, la big bet on the Pacers winter market, he helped him with 31 points, 12 assists 2 steals and 3 blocks from team management. The Indiana team brought out its most lethal and choral version: up to seis players in double digits.
TJ McConnell gave a shove from the bench to the Indianapolis with 19 points, 5 assists and 4 steals before some Hawks who had their usual assets.
Bring young commanded with 30 points and 10 assists and Bogdan bogdanovic he executed from the perimeter with 28 points and 6 triples. John collins contributed 25 points in the inside game and Danilo gallinari He was the spark on the bench with 15 points and 7 rebounds.
All of this was insufficient for Atlanta, fifth in the East, to surpass the Pacers, ninth in the table. Indiana achieved a victory to defend its ninth place against some Wizards who arrive in a rush.
After having lost four of the last five games, the triumph was a balm for the team.