Sacramento guard Yogi Ferrell delighted the Mumbai crowd with a buzzer-beating desperation shot from inside his personal half within the Kings’ first preseason assembly with the Indiana Pacers on the NBA India Video games.
With the clock ticking down on the finish of the second quarter, Ferrell drained a heave from past halfcourt to take the Kings right into a 72-59 half-time lead.
The Pacers fought again within the second half and compelled extra time because of heart Myles Turner’s game-saving block of De’Aaron Fox’s floater within the remaining seconds of regulation.
Within the additional session, TJ Warren collected seven factors, Malcolm Brogdon made a three-pointer and Domantas Sabonis scored with a last-minute tip-in to earn the Pacers a 132-129 lead.
The Kings had one final likelihood to drive a second extra time however Buddy Hield couldn’t join from past the arc. Marvin Bagley tipped in Hield’s miss on the buzzer as Sacramento fell to a 132-131 loss.
Warren led the Pacers with 30 factors on 11-of-18 taking pictures whereas summer season acquisition Brogdon offered 15 factors and 14 assists. Hield top-scored for the Kings with 28 factors whereas Harrison Barnes added 21.
The Kings and Pacers play a second sport in Mumbai on Saturday at 2:30pm (UK time)
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