A historic night in the NBA: The Indiana Pacers were facing off against the Charoltte Hornets. The 9th and 10th seeds respectively vying for a chance to clinch the 7th or 8th spot. The winner here will take on the winner of the Celtics, Wizards match up.
Indiana got out to a quick start and never looked back. The Pacers experience was just too much for the young Hornets. Domantas Sabonis scored 14 PTS, grabbed 21 boards, and dished out 9 dimes teammate Malcom Brogdon contributed with 16 PTS and 8 AST. Miles Bridges racked up 23 PTS, snagged 8 REB, and dropped 4 dimes, while Lamelo Ball notched 14 PTS and 4 AST in the losing effort for the Hornets.
Boston Celtics 118 – 110 Washington Wizards
This game was for a chance to clinch the 7th spot and the opportunity to face off against Brooklyn in the first round. Jayson Tatum led the way for Boston with 50 PTS, 8 REB and 4 AST, Kemba Walker dropped 29 PTS and grabbed 7 boards. Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal combined for 42 in the losing effort for Washington.
On Thursday, May 20 at 8:p.m the Indiana Pacers will be taking on the Washington Wizards for the 8th and final playoff spot. The winner will have the honor of taking on the Philadelphia 76er’s in round 1. Who do think is going to win IMUer’s let us know in the comments section.
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