'They spoke it into existence': Why Bennedict Mathurin was with Tyrese Haliburton the night before the draft
Mathurin told his soon-to-be Pacers teammate: "You got to call coach Rick (Carlisle) and tell him to make it happen."
On the eve of draft night 2022, Bennedict Mathurin was still making his pitch.
Inside a suite at The Westin in Times Square, Mathurin was with his future point guard, Tyrese Haliburton, the night before his life changed forever.
Those two had a budding relationship that was established just two weeks earlier when Mathurin was in Indianapolis for an indivi…