NBA wrap: Wesley Matthews’ last-second put-back keeps Pacers in front of 76ers | NBA

The signing of Wesley Matthews was price it for the Pacers for no less than one evening.

With the sport tied at 106 with lower than 10 seconds to play, Matthews capitalized on a put-back off of a Bojan Bogdanovich miss to present the Pacers a 108-106 win over the Thunder.

Indiana now leads the 76ers by 1/2 sport within the race for the third playoff spot within the Jap Convention.

Matthews scored 16 factors on 6-of-15 taking pictures within the sport and is averaging 12.6 factors since becoming a member of Indiana in free company after he was purchased out by the Knicks.

The Pacers are 44-25 on the season, whereas Philadelphia is 43-25.

Studs of the Night time

Paul George scored 36 factors whereas including six rebounds and 5 assists within the loss to the Pacers.

Kyrie Irving had a 31-point triple double with 12 assists and 10 rebounds within the Celtics’ 126-120 win over the Kings. Buddy Hield had 34 factors, seven assists and 4 rebounds within the sport as properly.

LeBron James had 29 factors, six assists and 4 rebounds, however the Lakers fell to the Raptors, 111-98.

Karl-Anthony Cities had 26 factors and 12 rebounds, although the Timberwolves fell, 120-100, to the Jazz.

Dud of the Night time

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope could not discover the vary from the 3-point line as he went 1-of-Eight from past the arc with 9 factors and 5 rebounds within the loss to the Raptors.


Donovan Mitchell threw one down on the baseline within the Jazz’s win over the Timberwolves.

What’s Subsequent

Kings (33-34) at 76ers (43-25) 7 p.m. ET — The Kings have been unable to make up floor on the eighth playoff spot within the Western Convention as they fell to the Celtics on Thursday. Philadelphia fell behind Indiana by 1/2 sport with the Pacers’ win over the Thunder. Each groups as a minimum need this sport. The Kings want it.

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