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The show goes on for Pacers in NBA bubble

The Pacers are back in action on Monday but it is hard not to keep enjoying the way they beat the Sixers on Saturday.

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The Pacers play again, Monday afternoon against the Wizards. Then again, tomorrow.

NBA hoops is on all day, every day.

After being forced to quit watching cold turkey for almost five months, all of the games and all of those buckets are almost overwhelming.

T.J. Warren’s 53-point dissection of the Sixers was as entertaining and fun of a game to watch as we’ve seen all year. Under the circumstances, it satiated my Pacers fix for at least a month.

But here we are moving on with games coming in rapid fire fashion. The Pacers aren’t healthy and with a back-to-back, despite the lack of travel, they will be managing at least one DNP for Victor Oladipo.

But let’s savor that sizzling Saturday night W a little longer. Some of the numbers and notes from the Pacers are crazy.

T.J. Warren tied a Pacers record with nine three-pointers, however Paul George needed overtime to get his nine. Overall the Pacers made over 40 percent of their 34 3-ball attempts.

The Pacers outscored the Sixers 39-23 in the final 8:54 of the game which fueled a 46-point fourth quarter which also tied a franchise record for most points in a fourth quarter.

Still shaking my head at the numbers posted in this first game after such a long layoff, let alone against a Philly team that appeared to have matchup advantages in surplus.

Fortunately, the Pacers rolled out a gaudy excess of effort and execution.

Check out the links:

Game Preview: Pacers at Wizards | Indiana Pacers

Game Rewind: Pacers 127, 76ers 121 | Indiana Pacers

Pacers on Warren's Big Night, Playing Fast | Indiana Pacers

T.J. Warren, undermanned Pacers torch Sixers in NBA restart opener at Disney World - Philadelphia Inquirer

T.J. Warren's career-high 53 points leads Pacers past Sixers - Indy Star

Doyel: Everyone kneels, then T.J. Warren scores 53 as Pacers beat 76ers

T.J. Warren's Historic Night Leads Pacers To Opening Night Bubble Victory | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan

Sixers Bubble Bell Ringer: T.J. Warren and Pacers spoil Sixers’ restart - Liberty Ballers

Examining the Pacers’ pivotal 14-3 fourth quarter run against the Sixers - Liberty Ballers

T.J. Warren scores career-high 53 in Pacers' win over Sixers - ESPN

T.J. Warren outduels Joel Embiid as Sixers fall to Pacers | NBC Sports Philadelphia

T.J. Warren drops 53 points in Pacers win over 76ers | The Fieldhouse

Kravitz: T.J. Warren restarts the Pacers with 53, and who saw that coming? – The Athletic

Here's how you can be a virtual fan at Pacers games in Orlando

Bryant and Brown show progress in Wizards loss to Nets - Bullets Forever