In a game in Taiwan, the Pacers topped the Denver Nuggets, 126-104. It was a great game played by the Pacers after their last game’s lost to the Chicago Bulls.
Troy Murphy, Brandon Rush, and Roy Hibbert each scored 20 points for the Pacers and played well, including that dunk you see up there by the amazing Mr. Murphy!
“We’re probably about 35 percent ready for the season,” Pacers coach Jim O’Brien said. “We executed tonight what we practiced.”
Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points, JR Smith had 16, while newly acquired Joey Graham had 14.
“Right now, we’re not playing with a good rhythm,” Nuggets coach George Carl said. “We have to find answers by (the season opener on) Oct. 28.”
Indy had a good game for the three-point line with 14-of-25 made. The Pacers are currently 1-1 in the preseason and look to expand further down the road.
Look for a 5 Notes article following this game sometime tonight or tomorrow.