The Patriots stunned the NFL by trading Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers, placing complete faith in Tom Brady’s extraordinary ability to stave off Father Time.
New England received a second-round pick from the 49ers for Garoppolo, who had been seen as the heir apparent to Brady after being selected by the Patriots in round two of the 2014 draft and significantly impressing in the two starts he made last season when their future Hall of Fame starter was suspended.
Indiana second-year forward Domantas Sabonis, coming off a personal-best 22 points and 12 rebounds on Sunday, had a double-double in the first half with 10 points and 12 Cheap Kids Jerseys NBA rebounds. He finished with a career-high 16 rebounds in addition to 12 points and five assists.
Sabonis was actually sick the previous day.
“I laid in bed and tried to recover and get ready for today,” he said. “I’m just coming out there and proving to people that I can play.”
Pacers coach Nate McMillan was particularly pleased with his team meeting the per game goal of 25 assists.
“We want that ball moving,” he said. “What we’re trying to do is create other opportunities to where we get open looks as opposed to contested shots. If we’re dishing out Cheap Jonathan Toews Jerseys 25 assists or more, everybody is touching the ball and it’s very difficult to defend that type of movement.”