Lakers blow 17-point, fourth-quarter lead to Pacers as Andrew Nembhard's buzzer-beater sinks them to new low


With 9:59 remaining in the fourth quarter of Monday's game against the Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers big man Wenyen Gabriel slammed home a dunk that put the purple and gold up by a score of 101-84. No lead is insurmountable in the NBA, but a 17-point advantage with under 10 minutes to play is about as close as it gets. According to ESPN's win probability chart, the Lakers had a 99.1 percent chance to win the game and move to 8-11 on the season at that point in the game. And then Indiana scored 32 points in under 10 minutes. The Lakers put up a measly 14. The Pacers clawed their way back into the game with a barrage of 3-pointers and their best defense of the night, but when LeBron James dropped a floater through the basket with 20.9 seconds remaining, it looked as though the Lakers would still be able to escape with a 115-113 victory. The Pacers missed multiple attempts on their final possession, but they saved their best for last. As time expired, Andrew Nembhard sank a 3-point to secure a 116-115 win over the Lakers. In this blog post, we'll tell you everything you need to know about How to watch 2022 Mosconi Cup live stream