RJ Barrett came out of a three-point 0-21 streak at the end of the first quarter, when he eventually knocked out one. The next time on the pitch, Barret drilled three more. The Duke product led the Knicks with eight points in the first quarter, but Indiana took a 28-26 lead in the second quarter.
Barrett appeared to have left his shooting problems behind, as he shot down four of his first five three-pointer attempts, scoring 20 points in the first three quarters. Barrett remained quiet in the fourth, but still finished with 25 points, five rebounds and three assists.