During the 2023–24 season, Tyrese Haliburton has played exceptionally well for the Indiana Pacers, making him a player who stands out among the team’s other players. He is the driving force behind the Pacers’ offensive team, which is ranked first in the league and leads in virtually every statistical category. Haliburton is the driving reason behind its success. Among all of the offensive teams in the league, the Pacers are the best.
The 23-year-old athlete made history by contributing his first two assists of the evening during the game against the Boston Celtics. The game was played against the Celtics. Given that it was his 400th assist of the season, he is now in the same category as Magic Johnson, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the National Basketball Association. Haliburton and Johnson (1988–1999) are the only two players in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA) to have scored at least 700 points and dished out at least 400 assists in the first 32 games of the season. This honor was bestowed on them by the National Basketball Association.
The top player for the Pacers has played in 32 games so far this season, averaging 24.2 points and 12.7 assists per contest. During the course of this season, he has already had 14 games in which he has recorded ten or more assists in a single game. This brings his total number of assists for the season to 405 for the entire season. In addition, Haliburton joined the exclusive club by scoring 20 points and dishing out 20 assists in a row in two games. This achievement allowed him to receive membership in the club.
The Indiana Pacers were able to put an end to their three-game losing streak after suffering a defeat at the hands of the Celtics. The effort that Haliburton turned in was one of the worst that he has experienced in any of his individual games this season. He scored 17 points as a result of his offensive performance, which included a field goal percentage of 29.4 percent and a three-point field goal percentage of 22.2 percent.
In addition, he finished the game with seven assists when it was all said and done. Both the game that Tyrese Haliburton played against the New York Knicks and the fact that it took place at the perfect time and potentially against the perfect opponent were spectacular. He contributed a total of 22 points, five rebounds, and 23 assists throughout the victory, which was 140-126.
result of this was that the top player for the Pacers tied the team record and became a member of the select club of legendary players who had previously played for the Los Angeles Lakers. This club includes Magic Johnson and John Stockton. He became the first player in more than three decades to have consecutive games with at least twenty points and twenty assists. This accomplished feat was accomplished for the first time in his career.
Stockton achieved this feat on March 1 and 3, 1990, which is the most recent instance of it being completed. The game that Haliburton played against the Chicago Bulls resulted in him having 21 points and 20 assists prior to the game that he played against the New York Knicks. Not only that, but he also tied the record for the most assists in a single game for the franchise on that particular occasion.
He shared the record, which the team had held since that day, with Jamaal Tinsley on November 22, 2001. His effort against the Washington Wizards was the catalyst for this tie. Tyrese Haliburton gave an open and honest comment to the reporters after the game was over. He stated that if he had known that it was the franchise record, he would have provided 24 assists during the evening. This statement was made after the game was over.