95-104.  Turner and Sabonis assert their inner dominance in Pacers win

95-104. Turner and Sabonis assert their inner dominance in Pacers win

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San Francisco (United States), 13/01/2021.- Indiana Pacers forward JaKarr Sampson (C) in action against Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder (L) and EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
 

Sports writing (USA), Jan 13 (EFE) .- The dominance in the inside game imposed by the tall men, the center Myles Turner and the Lithuanian power forward Domantas Sabonis made the final difference in the game that his team , the Indiana Pacers, won on the road 95-104 against the Golden State Warriors.
Turner added a 22-point double-double, including a triple, with 2:59 left in regulation time, and gave the Pacers the final lead, who would extend with a layup from point guard Aaron Holiday on the next possession. .
Under the hoops, Turner grabbed 12 rebounds, including 10 defenders, and put up five blocks.
Sabonis reached 18 points, 14 rebounds and six assists, which also helped the Pacers win (7-4.
Aaron Holiday finished as the sixth player for the Pacers after scoring 16 points and leading the Indiana team’s attack after distributing 12 assists, which left him with a double-double.
The good defense of the Pacers prevented the Warriors’ star point guard, Stephen Curry, from being a winning factor with the decisive goals by canceling it in the final stretch of the game.
Although Curry had 20 points, including three triples from eight attempts, he could not be the leading scorer for the Warriors (6-5), who suffered the second consecutive loss and the third in their field at Chase Center in San Francisco.
Canadian forward Andrew Wiggins confirmed his good moment by adding 22 points, which left him leading scorer, after scoring 4 of 9 3-point attempts; he grabbed seven rebounds, handed out three assists and put up five blocks, his best as a professional.
Forward Kelly Oubre Jr., who is beginning to be consistent with his shots from the field, contributed 17 points, five rebounds, two assists, one recovery of the ball and put up a block.
For their part, backups Damion Lee and Mychal Mulder scored consecutive triples during a stretch of the fourth for Golden State before the Pacers began their comeback, finishing with 12 and 3 points, respectively.

 

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