TJ Warren explodes for 39; leads Pacers to the win over the Lakers

TJ Warren
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TJ Warren did it again! The red-hot forward of the Indiana Pacers led his team to another victory, this time against the Los Angeles Lakers, scoring 39 points in an impressive 111-116 victory.

The North Carolina forward shot 15-out-of-22 from the field having also five threes, five rebounds and one assist. The Pacers reached the fourth win in their last five games, with Victor Oladipo and Malcolm Brogdon having an incredible impact on the floor.

Oladipo had 22 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, while his partner in Indiana’s perimeter got 24 points with 5 rebounds and 6 assists.

Warren scored seven points in the last 1:30 of the regulation pushing the Pacers to an impressive win against the top Western Conference team. The Pacers’ scoring forward is averaging 34.8 points per contest shooting 55.6% from the three point arc and 60.5% from the field.

For the Lakers, who shot a horrendous 42% from the field, LeBron James had 31 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. The Lakers lost their third straight game and dropped to 51-18, while the Pacers improved to 43-27.

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