Jordan Nwora, former Louisville star, breaks Indiana Pacers record with red-hot quarter
Jordan Nwora was on another level Saturday evening for the Indiana Pacers. In the process, he shattered a franchise record against the Atlanta Hawks.
Coming off the bench for the Pacers, Nwora poured in 25 points in the second quarter of action. That sets Indiana’s franchise record for points in a quarter (regular-season game).
That shooting display also had the Pacers up 74-72 at halftime.
Jordan Nwora set the regular-season franchise record for most points in a quarter with 25 points in the second quarter tonight.👀 pic.twitter.com/6fze353Ayu
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) March 25, 2023
At the break, Nwora was shooting 82% from the field. He also made 3-of-4 attempts from 3-point range to jumpstart the Pacers.
That game is now in the 4th quarter with the Pacers playing from behind, but Nwora has been brilliant all game long. He has 30 points and 5 rebounds and is shooting 11-for-14 from the field.
Nwora began his NBA career with the Milwaukee Bucks but was traded to the Pacers this season. In 16 games for Indiana, Nwora is averaging a career-high 11.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 22 minutes per game.