– Tyrese Haliburton is the first NBA player to record at least 25 points, 15 assists, and zero turnovers in consecutive games since individual turnovers were first tracked in 1977-78
– Haliburton has logged 32 assists and no turnovers in back-to-back games against the Philadelphia 76ers
– Indiana Pacers held Philadelphia to only five offensive rebounds in their victory, an improvement from 23 offensive rebounds allowed in a previous game
Tyrese Haliburton had 33 points, 15 assists and 0 turnovers vs 76ers on Tuesday.
He had 25 points, 17 assists and 0 TO vs 76ers on Sunday.
He is the 1st player with 25 points, 15 assists and 0 TO in consecutive games since individual TO were first tracked in 1977-78.
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The Indiana Pacers’ Tyrese Haliburton has made history as the first NBA player to record at least 25 points, 15 assists, and zero turnovers in consecutive games since individual turnovers were first tracked in 1977-78. Against the Philadelphia 76ers, Haliburton posted 33 points, seven rebounds, 15 assists, two steals, and one block in 39 minutes, leading the Pacers to a 132-126 victory and snapping Philly’s eight-game win streak.
In his own words: “We know there was higher stakes in this game with it being the in-season tournament. I’ve never played in a playoff game, so this is my first chance to compete for a championship and I took it very seriously. … And I never beat Philly before, so this was an exciting win for me.” This impactful performance highlights Haliburton’s commitment to succeeding under pressure and taking advantage of important game moments.
Tyrese Haliburton made a significant mark in the game, hitting 11-of-18 (61.1%) shooting from the floor and 7-of-12 (58.3%) outside the arc. The 6-foot-5 guard rounded out his performance by logging 32 assists and no turnovers in back-to-back games against Philadelphia. Pacers coach Rick Carlisle praised the team’s mental challenge and hard work in achieving their victory. The Pacers also managed to hold the 76ers to only five offensive rebounds after allowing 23 offensive rebounds to the Sixers in their previous game. They outscored the 76ers 37-32 in the final frame and held Philly to 6-of-22 (27.3%) shooting from deep.
Through 10 starts of the 2023-24 season, Haliburton is averaging career highs of 24.7 points, 12.5 assists, and 33.7 minutes per game. He is also shooting career bests of 52.8% from the field and 43.6% from downtown, making this a standout season for the rising star. Bookmakers have recognized this outstanding performance and given Tyrese Haliburton the eighth-shortest odds to win NBA Clutch Player of the Year. This is a testament to the impact he has had on the game and the respect he commands within the league.