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Pacers Links: Pacers bounce back big with Nembhard shot to beat Lakers

The Pacers found an exciting way to keep the good vibes flowing on the road.

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Indiana Pacers v Los Angeles Lakers Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images

The Pacers were on the cusp of a rough roadie, threatening to take the air out of their surprising start to the season. After a clank-filled afternoon loss to the Clippers on Sunday, the Pacers shot it better against the Lakers on Monday night, but appeared ready to fade away in the fourth quarter.

But the Pacers signature depth made its presence felt with the fourth quarter reserves starting the long slog back from 17 points down and before you knew it, the Pacers were within one possession late in the game. However, the reward for all of that effort appeared to slip away. Even as late as 47 minutes and 59.2 seconds into the game, it looked like the Lakers would hold on.

Then Andrew Nembard happened, splashing a quick release shot over LeBron James to wake up NBA fans across all time zones. Any buzzer beater makes for a great win, but winning in that fashion against LeBron James and Anthony Davis in Los Angeles draws all of the attention this young Pacers team deserves.

Suddenly, everyone is talking about Nembhard’s effort at both ends of the floor. And the historic recent play of Tyrese Haliburton, as well as the fearless production off the bench that Bennedict Mathurin continues to provide.

What different a second makes!

There is plenty of coverage linked below. Feel free to add any other links to stuff you’ve enjoyed as the Pacers had the day off to bask in the glow of their big W in La La Land.

Check out the links:

Game Preview: Pacers at Kings -

Game Rewind: Pacers 116, Lakers 115 |

The Night in Tweets: Nembhard's Buzzer Beater Beats Lakers |

Game Rewind: Pacers 100, Clippers 114 |

Lakers: Darvin Ham takes blame for fourth-quarter collapse vs Pacers - Silver Screen and Roll

The Lakers are as upset about blowing that Pacers game as the fans - Silver Screen and Roll

Recap: Lakers Fall To Pacers On Andrew Nembhard Buzzer-Beater

NBA Twitter reacts to Lakers blowing a 17-point lead against Indiana: ‘Mathurin knew’

Kevin Durant on the Indiana Pacers: 'They play a good brand of basketball' - Sports Illustrated Indiana Pacers news, analysis and more

NBA News: Bennedict Mathurin Backs Up Bold LeBron James Talk

Game Recap: Andrew Nembhard's Buzzer-Beating Three Lifts the Pacers Over the Lakers - YouTube

Cyclones in the NBA: What LeBron James had to say about Tyrese Haliburton – | CycloneFanatic: The Internet's most popular site for fans of the Iowa State Cyclones

Tyrese Haliburton's Viral 3-Word Tweet After The Pacers Beat The Lakers - Fastbreak on FanNation

Nembhard's game-winning 3 lifts Pacers past Lakers to complete 17-point comeback: Running Thoughts

How did the Lakers lose to the Pacers in shocking fashion? ‘Everything went wrong’ - The Athletic

Revisiting the Haliburton-Sabonis trade and its Pacers, Kings ramifications - The Athletic

WATCH: Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard hits buzzer beater against Los Angeles Lakers - Sports Illustrated Indiana Pacers news, analysis and more

Pacers rookie Bennedict Mathurin talked trash to LeBron James, then out-played him in first game -

How the Pacers were projected vs. How it's going - Indy Sports Legends

'Cerebral' Tyrese Haliburton, clutch Andrew Nembhard draw LeBron James' praise after wild Pacers comeback

The five NBA players who could be first-time All-Stars in 2023 - ESPN

Power Rankings, Week 7: Warriors return to Top 10 as season nears quarter-mark |