Quebecer Bennedict Mathurin showed no complex in front of Brooklyn Nets stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, who scored 32 points in a 125-116 victory for the Indiana Pacers on Saturday at Barclays Center.
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In just over 33 minutes on the floor, Mathurin was the most productive of his team, making eight of his 17 shots, including six of nine from downtown, as well as his 10 free throws. He also added five rebounds and two assists to his record.
A few players supported Mathurin in this victory, including Tyrese Haliburton, with 26 points, Isaiah Jackson, with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds, as well as Buddy Hield, who had 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. .
On the Nets side, Irving and Durant led the show, with 35 and 26 points respectively.
Buoyed by a two-game winning streak, the Pacers will stay in Brooklyn hoping to repeat their exploits on Monday, again against the Nets.