2 Studs, 1 dud from Indiana Pacers' high-scoring win over Atlanta Hawks

The Indiana Pacers took home a crazy, high-scoring win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night, so here are two studs and one dud from the contest.

Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks, Tyrese Haliburton, TJ McConnell, Buddy Hield
Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks, Tyrese Haliburton, TJ McConnell, Buddy Hield / Todd Kirkland/GettyImages
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The Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks just produced one of the highest-scoring games in recent memory, putting up a combined 309 points. Indiana picked up the win by a score of 157-152.

It was a wild game that saw two of the league’s best offenses battle it out. And at the same time, it was two of the league’s worst defenses, making the scoring even crazier.

The Pacers shot a ridiculous 60.6% from the field and 48.9% from three-point range, while the Hawks shot 60.0% from the floor and 48.4% from beyond the arc.

Both teams were on fire, most likely due to the teams’ bad defenses, but it produced an insane on-court product nonetheless. Let’s check out two studs and one dud from the game.

Stud - Tyrese Haliburton

Tyrese Haliburton - back where he belongs. After a rough game against the Orlando Magic, Haliburton is back on top, as he was nothing short of incredible in the win over the Atlanta Hawks.

The Indiana Pacers point guard finished the game with 37 points, five rebounds, 16 assists, three steals, and one block while shooting 11-of-18 shooting from the field and 9-of-15 shooting from distance.

As per usual, Haliburton dominated in the scoring and playmaking departments, leading the way for a Pacers team that has depended on him this season.

He’s on pace for another All-Star season and could even make a bid for an All-NBA Team by the time the year comes to an end (and these monster scoring nights certainly help out the stats).