Indiana Wins 130 109 To Secure Series Victory

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Pacers Close Out Knicks in Game 7, Advance to Second Round

Indiana Wins 130-109 to Secure Series Victory

Obi Toppin, TJ McConnell, and Tyrese Haliburton Led the Way for the Pacers

The Indiana Pacers have advanced to the second round of the playoffs after defeating the New York Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 on Saturday night. The Pacers, who had lost five of their last six Game 7s on the road, secured the series victory at home with a dominant performance.

Obi Toppin led the Pacers with 21 points, while TJ McConnell added 20 points and nine assists. Tyrese Haliburton scored 26 points for the Pacers, who shot 52.7% from the field and 41.2% from three-point range.

The Knicks were led by Jalen Brunson, who scored 27 points. RJ Barrett added 19 points, and Julius Randle had 18 points for the Knicks, who shot 41.1% from the field and 28.6% from three-point range.

The Pacers will face the top-seeded Boston Celtics in the second round. Game 1 of the series will be played on Monday night in Boston.