In a thrilling matchup, Pascal Siakam and Tyrese Haliburton orchestrated an impressive victory for the Indiana Pacers (31-25) as they narrowly edged past the Toronto Raptors (19-36) with a final score of 127-125 on Wednesday night.

Haliburton’s standout performance included 21 points and 12 assists, while Siakam, facing his former team, contributed 23 points to secure the win for the Pacers.

Joining the duo in the Pacers’ balanced attack, Isaiah Jackson registered a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, enhancing Indiana’s offensive firepower.

Despite a valiant effort from the Raptors, led by Scottie Barnes with 29 points and 12 rebounds and RJ Barrett with 23 points and nine rebounds, Toronto fell just short in their bid for victory.

In the final moments of the game, Siakam’s crucial basket with 25 seconds remaining gave the Pacers a crucial three-point lead, ultimately proving to be the difference-maker.

The Pacers missed key players like Benedict Mathurin and Myles Turner, but it didn’t prevent them from claiming the win.