Lance Stephenson had a great game against the Washington Wizards, and he is also the owner of the great assist he made when he passed the ball to his teammate C.J. Watson for the open three.
The Pacers have defeated the Wizards with the score of 93-73. The Pacers are now 15-1, and are currently the best team in the NBA. The Pacers are putting up great performances, and the NBA fans have noticed their great plays, as the team is finally getting a lot of credit for their wins.
Lance Stephenson is Pacers' starting shooting guard, and might be team's best defensive player, along with Paul George and Roy Hibbert. But in the game against Wizards, Stephenson showcased his all-around talent for playing basketball games. He finished with just seven points, but added 10 rebounds and also 11 assists.
One of his 11 assists was really special, as he was able to perform behind the back pass once he caught the ball in the air. The ball finished in Watson's hands and the back-up point guard was able to hit the three and brought an assist to his teammate.
Stephenson is having great season so far. He averaged nearly 13 points, 6.6 rebounds, as well as 5.2 assists per game. He became known for his defense, but this year he really made a step forward and is on his road to become one of the NBA's stars in the future. The Indiana Pacers might be the one team that could be able to eliminate the current two-time champions Miami Heat.
If Stephenson continues to entertain with the plays like this one, he will be able to increase his fan base, and that's how his self-confidence will just grow and grow, and we as the NBA fans can just look forward to seeing great things from this man.
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