Tyrese Haliburton scored a career-high on Wednesday night to lead the Sacramento Kings to a win over the Chicago Bulls, and he nearly accomplished it in the fourth quarter alone.
Haliburton returned from a two-game absence due to a wrist injury and produced 17 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals off the bench. He shot 7-of-15 from the field in the 128-124 victory, including 3-of-7 from 3-point range.
The 12th overall pick recorded 15 points alone in the final period, and his 3-pointer with 12 seconds left helped seal the victory for the Kings. He went 6-of-7 from the field while he made all three of his 3-point attempts in the fourth quarter.
With the performance, Haliburton showed no lingering issues with his left wrist, which he injured on Dec. 31 versus the Houston Rockets. He has looked to be among the early steals of the draft given his play and has made a strong case to be moved into the starting lineup.
In just six games this season, Haliburton has already hit quite a few clutch shots for the Kings and looks to be playing well beyond his experience. The poise shown by Haliburton has been impressive and certainly something that will be on display all season long.
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