Reasons why the New York Knicks fell short against…

The New York Knicks came up short against the Indiana Pacers last night at the Garden, losing 111-125.

Despite a strong performance from Jalen Brunson, who poured in 39 points, the Knicks were unable to secure the win, dropping their second straight game at home.Brunson, who returned to the lineup after missing the previous game due to an ankle injury, led the Knicks’ offensive charge with an impressive scoring display. Additionally, Alec Burks made a notable impact in his first game back with the Knicks, contributing 22 points off the bench.

Burks, who was acquired from the Detroit Pistons before the trade deadline, showcased his scoring ability with a strong showing in his return to the team, dropping 15 of his total points in the fourth quarter.

However, the Knicks found themselves trailing by three at halftime, unable to seize control of the game in the second half. Despite exchanging leads continuously in the first half, the Knicks never managed to pull ahead after the break. The Pacers extended their lead further with a buzzer-beater from Tyrese Haliburton at the end of the third quarter, putting them ahead 91-82.As the match unfolded, the Pacers extended their advantage, reaching its peak at 114-92 with only 5:40 left on the clock. Although the Knicks showed determination, they faced difficulties in scoring during a crucial 13-4 surge by the Pacers, making a comeback increasingly difficult.

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