Best moments from the 2023-24 NBA in-season tournament

ByESPN Staff ESPN logo
Sunday, December 10, 2023

On Saturday, the Los Angeles Lakers left Las Vegas with the all-new NBA Cup, along with $500,000 in prize money for each player, as champions of the first-ever NBA in-season tournament. Prize money was also included for making the finals ($200,000), semifinals ($100,000) and quarterfinals ($50,000).

The Lakers held on to defeat the Indiana Pacers 123-109behind a dominantAnthony Davisperformance. Davis had 41 points, 20 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks. Austin Reaves added 28 points, while LeBron James had 24 points and 11 rebounds.

The No. 1-seeded Lakers made it to the finals after defeating the No. 3-seeded New Orleans Pelicans and No.4-seeded Phoenix Suns. The No. 2-seeded Pacers defeated the No. 1-seeded Milwaukee Bucks and No. 3-seeded Boston Celtics to advance to the championship game.

Here are some of the best moments from the in-season tournament:

Los Angeles Lakers 123, Indiana Pacers 109

Top fashion arrivals from the championship game

Los Angeles Lakers 133, New Orleans Pelicans 89

Indiana Pacers 128, Milwaukee Bucks 119

Los Angeles Lakers 106, Phoenix Suns 103

Milwaukee Bucks 146, New York Knicks 122

New Orleans Pelicans 127, Sacramento Kings 117

Indiana Pacers 122, Boston Celtics 112

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