Indiana rookie Andrew Nembhard drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer to give the Pacers a thrilling 116-115 victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles.
The Lakers looked headed to a third straight victory when they led 101-84 with 9:59 to play.
But the Pacers kept coming, knotting it at 113-113 on Tyrese Haliburton’s driving layup with 39.8 seconds remaining.
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Lakers superstar LeBron James — who rolled his ankle in the first quarter but returned to action after a trip to the locker room — responded with a layup of his own to make it 115-113.
But when Myles Turner missed a three-pointer on the Pacers’ ensuing possession the Lakers couldn’t corral the rebound. Haliburton grabbed it and fired to Nembhard who…