D’Angelo Russell, Brooklyn’s main guard, again led his team to win in the NBA 2018-1919. The Nets won against the Indiana Pacers 108-96 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, Sunday 7 April 2019 local time. Russell scored 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists in this match.
Besides Russell, Joe Harris is also stunning. He scored 19 points with 63.6 percent shot accuracy. Caris LeVert behind him with 18 points from the bench. Jarrett Allen and Spencer Dinwiddie added 12 points each.
Pacers then got support from four players. Domantas Sabonis scored 17 points and 12 rebounds. Thaddeus Young 16 points. Bojan Bogdanovic 13 points. Cory Joseph 12 points. The percentage of their shots totaled 48.2 percent, but still lost to the Nets who were slightly below (45.5 percent). Because, the Nets are almost never left behind in each quarter, except for the fourth quarter. That is also one point behind (26-27).
The Nets lead 31-25 in the first quarter. They then added 21 points in the next quarter. Pacers only 19. As a result, the Nets led 52-44 until halftime.
After that, the Nets returned to winning points. They were five points ahead (30-25) at that time. The Nets widened the distance with a score of 82-69.
In the fourth quarter, the Pacers tried to hit back the Nets. However, they can only score 27 points. Nets trailed by one point difference. They also won because they managed to survive in the wind with a score of 108-96.
The Nets are currently ranked sixth in the Eastern Conference NBA match with a record of 41-40. They compete with the Orlando Magic who will play today against the Boston Celtics. The Nets can establish themselves in that position when facing the Miami Heat in the last three days. Meanwhile, the Pacers will fight the Atlanta Hawks on the same day. The Pacers are ranked above the Nets with a record of 47-34.