Kyrie Irving makes season debut as Nets rally past Pacers, 129-121

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New York Daily News

INDIANAPOLIS — Lance Stephenson had the first laugh, but the Nets had the last. Brooklyn’s own Stephenson stole the spotlight in Kyrie Irving’s season debut with a flurry of first-quarter points, but a late second-half rally propelled the Nets to a 129-121 victory at the Gainsbridge Fieldhouse on Wednesday. The Nets snapped a three-game losing streak after embarrassing losses to the 76ers, Clippers and Grizzlies. They were on pace to extend that losing streak to four before coming alive in the second half. That’s because Stephenson, the self-proclaimed “Born Ready” scorer and playmaker out of …

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