NBA: TJ Warren’s 53 beats Embiid’s 40-20 game, Pacers win [VIDEO]
TJ Warren finally has his signature NBA moment.
The Indiana Pacers wingman erupted for a career-best 53 points in a 127-121 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday in the NBA bubble in Orlando.
Warren shot 20/29 overall and 9/12 from 3-pt range, one of the most remarkable performances of the season.
He had 19 in the 4th quarter including a dagger triple with 10 seconds left that sealed the win for Indiana.
He became the 1st Pacer since Jermaine O’Neal in 2005 to score 50 points or more.
Victor Oladipo also made his official return to the floor and had 15 points in the win.
The Pacers also overcame a huge 41-point, 21-rebound double-double from Sixers star Joel Embiid.
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Both the Sixers and Pacers are jockeying for position in the Eastern Conference for the playoffs.