NBA Report: Indiana Pacers Stun Golden State Warriors

Pacers outplayed Warriors to seal a dramatic win as Stephen Curry scored 39 points on the night on a losing cause.

Pacers Stun Warriors in a dramatic overtime win as Chris Duarte Scored 27 points. Image Credits: Indiana Pacers Official Twitter
By Vishnu Reddy | Jan 21, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

The Golden State Warriors led by Stephen Curry suffered their worst loss of the season against the Indiana Pacers in overtime. The pacers were on Shorthand as many of their star players were sidelined due to injury. The Warriors were not good on the night with their shooting as they missed a lot of shots towards the end moment of the game as they ended on the losing side.

Jonathan Kuminga got a place in the starting lineup ahead of Gary Payton as warriors started with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Kevon Looney. Indiana made few changes to their starting lineup due to injuries to their key players. Justin Holiday, Torrey Craig, Goga Bitadze, Chris Duarte, Keifer Sykes we’re the five starters for Indiana. 

Klay Thompson scored the first points of the game with a two-point shot as Stephen Curry made the assist. The Warriors dominated the first quarter. Goga Bitzade was the top performer in the first quarter scoring 10 points, 4 rebounds, one assist and one block. The Warriors ended the first quarter with a 7 point lead heading into the second quarter. 

Stephen Curry got the scoreboard moving for the warriors in the second quarter with a two-point jump shot. Curry and Thompson paired up and scored frequently in the second quarter. Duane Washington Jr coming off the bench scored two three-point shots for the pacers and scored 8 points in the 2nd quarter. Warriors managed to hold on to the lead at the halftime mark with a score line of 55-63. 

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Pacers Outplayed warriors to seal a dramatic win 

Justin Holiday netted a three-point jumper and reduced the gap to 5 points to the start of the 3rd quarter. Two-point shots from Chris Duarte and Torrey Craig levelled the score as Indiana got off to a strong start in the 3rd quarter. Warriors had every player contributing as Looney, Wiggins, Damion lee shot two-point shots as the scores were tied by the end of the 3rd quarter at 83 – 83. 

Isaiah Jackson coming off the bench put on a defensive display blocking shots. Stephen scored a two-point shot with 2:44 minutes remaining on the clock to tie the score 106-106. 

Justin Holiday scored a three-point jumper with 6 seconds left on the clock to tie the game 110-110 as the game headed to overtime. 

Kiefer Sykes scored 5 points in the overtime as Pacers outscored Warriors 11-7 to win the game and caused the biggest upset of the season for the warriors.


Stephen Curry was the top performer of the game as he scored 39 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists and one steal.