The Indiana Pacers began their NBA Regular Season with a win against the Brooklyn Nets, 140-131. The Pacers proved their revamped team would look completely different in this game. Eight Pacers scored in double figures, and Indiana produced its highest total point in nearly seven years with a 140-131 win.The first quarter ended with The Nets leading by one point in a 29-30 game. However, the Pacers kept up the lead from the second quarter to the fourth quarter scoring 36-33, 41-35, and 34-33 wrapping up the game with a 9 point lead (140-131). The Pacers performed with a total of 52.0% field goals, 26.5% in the 3 point range and 78.1% free throws against Nets with 47.9% total field goals, 40.0% 3 point shots and 90.6% free throws.

Victor Oladipo led the Indiana Pacers with 22 points

Oladipo led the victory of Pacers with a score of 22 points (6/12 FG, 2/6 3Pt, and 8/10 FT), five rebounds, four assists and five personal fouls in 24 minutes. Followed by Darren Collison with a score of 21 points (9/12 FG, 1/3 3Pt, and 2/3 FT), three rebounds, eleven assists and one personal foul and Myles Turner also with 21 points (8/13 FG, 1/3 3Pt, and 4/4 FT), fourteen rebounds, two assists and three personal fouls.

Not only did Victor Oladipo had a superb game, but he also did so in just 24 minutes. He was often positioned to a spot-up shooting role with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season along with Rusell Westbrook but could have an opportunity to thrive this year as a ball-handler.

Meanwhile, Collison got off to a great start as the new starting point guard of the rebuilding Indiana Pacers. Not only was he active as a scorer, but also a ball distributor and defender throughout the game. Impressively, he only committed two turnovers.

D'Angelo Russell of Nets drops 30 points

Rusell garnered an impressive 30 points (12/22 FG, 4/8 3Pt, and 2/2 FT), three rebounds, five assists and four personal fouls in 30 minutes during 140-131 loss with the Pacers.

Jeremy Lin followed with 18 points (5/12 FG, 1/2 3Pt, and 7/7 FT), four assists and three personal fouls and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson knocking off 14 points (3/4 FG, 0/0 3Pt, and 8/8 FT), four rebounds, two assist and three personal fouls. Lin played for 25 minutes on Wednesday night before going down with an injury. It's a tough blow for the Brooklyn Nets who have high expectations for their starting backcourt with Lin and newcomer Russell.

Nevertheless, Rusell wasted no time establishing himself as the no.1 option to his new team. He took 20-plus shots only six times last year, so this development is encouraging for those who took a chance on the third-year guard.