‘Bankero 23 points’ Orlando catches Indiana and runs fast
The Orlando Magic (hereinafter referred to as Orlando) defeated the Indiana Pacers (hereinafter referred to as Indiana) with Paolo Bankero (20, Italy) at the fore.
Orlando beat Indiana by 126-120, 6 points in the NBA 2022-23 season regular league home game held at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, USA on the morning of the 26th (Korean time). With this, Orlando won a streak of 19-29, and sprinkled red pepper powder on Indiana, which was busy on its way. (Indiana 24-26)
Orlando played a big role in the game that day, with Bankero scoring 23 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists, Gary Harris scoring 22 points including 6 3-point shots, and Franz Wagner scoring 13 points, 7 assists and 2 steals. Indiana’s Buddy Hield scored 21 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals, including 6 3-pointers, Miles Turner scored 22 points and 13 rebounds (5 ORB), and Benedict Masserin scored 26 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
Orlando showed off its hot fingertips from the first quarter. In particular, with Bankero scoring 13 points in the first quarter alone, Orlando boasted overwhelming firepower with Wendell Carter Jr. and Harris. Orlando finished the first quarter with Jaylen Suggs and Cole Anthony coming off the bench to score and lead by 46-29, 17 points.
Indiana made the flow their own in the second quarter. Above all, Masserine continued her good form from the end of the last game. He led Indiana’s bench lineup by scoring nine points alone early in the quarter. Then Orlando put in their key players. As Chris Duarte and Heald created points to pursue, they finished the first half with a 73-68, 5-point lead with an attack that made use of the height advantage. 메이저놀이터
Indiana managed to narrow the score to 4 points amidst Turner’s struggle, but the lineup led by Bankero, Carter Jr. and Fultz produced runaway points. Once again, when Turner scored in pursuit with a series of 3-pointers, Orlando responded with a buttery layup to Wagner following Mo Bamba’s Andone. As a result, Orlando entered the fourth quarter with a 101-92, 9-point lead.
Orlando continued to attack the paint zone in the 4th quarter, and Indiana responded with an outside shot. However, Orlando began to widen the gap with Indiana by adding perimeter offense. Five minutes before the end of the game, Duarte showed that he did not give up the game with consecutive 3-pointers. In addition, Duarte earned a free throw by skimming Carter Jr.’s ball.
Terry Taylor, who inherited Duarte’s will, narrowed the score again to 12 points with a 3-point shot. Unfortunately, an open three-point shot by Masserine and Turner did not go in, but Duaret took the ball from Vanquero again and drew a foul. This led to Masserine’s free throw and Turner’s footback scoring, as well as Heald’s free throw scoring.
However, Fultz broke the flow with a breakthrough score and Duarte’s 3-point shot did not go in, and the game tilted. However, Turner cut off Wagner’s pass and continued the game to the end. At the same time, Orlando overcame Indiana’s pursuit by 126-120, 6 points with Fultz’s free throw wedge.