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Haliburton had nine points, seven rebounds and eight assists in his playoff debut, and Middleton won the game

author:A little student in the sports world

On April 22, Beijing time, in the first round of the NBA playoffs G1, the Bucks met the Pacers, and the Pacers failed to take advantage of the absence of Brother Alphabet, and once fell behind by 30 points in the first half, and finally lost 94-109.

Haliburton had nine points, seven rebounds and eight assists in his playoff debut, and Middleton won the game

In the regular season, the Pacers averaged 123.3 points per game, the most points per game in the NBA, and ranked second in the league in offensive efficiency, ranking first in the league in shooting 50.7% and seventh in the league in three-point shooting 37.4%.

Including Haliburton, this game is the first time that many players of the Pacers have participated in the playoffs, and there are obvious differences in the performance of the Pacers team on different stages, the whole team is playing with rhythm at both ends of the offensive and defensive ends, the Pacers once missed 13 three-pointers in a row at the beginning, and it was not until the last 2 minutes of the second quarter that the three-point shooting goal drought was broken, and the Pacers only scored 42 points at the end of the first half, 94 points in the whole game, and the lowest score in a single game of the Pacers in the regular season was 99 points.

Haliburton had nine points, seven rebounds and eight assists in his playoff debut, and Middleton won the game

Haliburton, who averaged 20.1 points and 10.9 assists per game in the regular season, was completely lost in this game, with only 9 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists on 4-of-7 shooting, with a plus/minus of -3.

The Bucks stepped up in the absence of Lillard and Middleton, with Lillard scoring 35 points in the first half, and Middleton, who had 23 points and 10 rebounds, performed well in the second half, leading the Bucks to a relatively easy victory.

Lillard scored 19 points and 2 assists in the first quarter, while the Pacers only scored 21 points as a team, and Lillard scored 16 points in the second quarter and 35 points in the half, which was also a new halftime scoring high for Lillard's playoff career.

Haliburton had nine points, seven rebounds and eight assists in his playoff debut, and Middleton won the game

In the second half, Lillard was heavily guarded by the opponent, hitting all five shots and scoring in the second half, finishing with 35 points, six rebounds and three assists on 11-of-24 shooting.

Middleton became the team's most reliable scorer in the second half of the Pacers' scoring campaign, scoring 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting in the second half, and finishing with 23 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and one block on 9-of-14 shooting in the game, with a game-high plus/minus of +25.

Portis also had a good game, finishing with 15 points and 11 rebounds on 7-of-15 shooting, with a plus/minus of +23.