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Saturday, November 23, 2013

9:30 PM ET - Toyota Sports Center, El Segundo, CA

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114

FINAL

RGV
LAD
34 37 34 19 124
28 29 28 29 114

D-FENDERS FALL TO THE VIPERS ON OPENING NIGHT

EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles D-Fenders were defeated by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers 124-114 at Toyota Sports Center on Saturday night.

The D-Fenders (0-1) fell behind 34-28 after the first quarter behind six 3-point field goals from the Vipers (1-0). The scoring continued as the Vipers put up 37 points in the second quarter and extended their lead to 14. In all, the Vipers took 14 more field-goal attempts in the second and entered halftime with a 71-57 lead.

In the third frame, the D-Fenders pulled within five points early before falling behind by 20 points to end the quarter. The D-Fenders made a strong push in the fourth as they forced the Vipers into seven turnovers, but it wasn’t enough in the end.

Four D-Fenders finished in double-figures, led by Malcolm Thomas (36 points, 18 rebounds, three blocks) along with Lakers assignment players Ryan Kelly (24 points, nine rebounds) and Elias Harris (18 points). Josiah Turner (14 points, eight rebounds and six assists) rounded out the D-Fenders players in double-digits.

The Vipers were paced by Chris Johnson (28 points, 10 rebounds), James Johnson (24 points, 10 rebounds), Robert Covington (24 points, 12 rebounds) and Troy Daniels (22 points). Isaiah Canaan also pitched in 12 points to go along with eight assists. The Vipers shot an astounding 50 3-point attempts, knocking down 16.

Overall, the D-Fenders shot 41.9 percent from the field and reached the free-throw line 10 more times than the Vipers. Nonetheless, the D-Fenders were outshot from the 3-point line 32 percent to 28 percent and committed three more turnovers (21 to 18) on the night.

Vipers
D-Fenders
     
    • 41.2%

    • 41.9%

    • 32.0%

    • 28.0%

    • 80.0%

    • 72.5%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
RGV LAD
Total Rebounds 11 18
Offensive Rebounds 19 13
Turnovers 18 21
Fast Break Pts: 19 15
Biggest Lead: 22 5
Points in the Paint: 50 56
RGV LAD
p Johnson   28 Thomas   36
rb Covington   12 Thomas   18
a Canaan   8 Turner   6
s 2 players   3 Thomas   4
b Johnson   2 Thomas   3
 
  • 11/23 - RGV 124 @ LAD 114
Rio Grande Valley Vipers (27-23)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
R. Covington 36:09 9-29 3-12 3-4 +13 4 8 12 5 5 1 2 1 3 24
J. Johnson 27:50 9-16 2-5 4-4 -1 7 3 10 6 5 1 5 2 2 24
J. Henriquez F 12:16 0-2 0-1 1-2 +1 0 3 3 0 3 2 2 1 0 1
C. Johnson 37:42 10-18 4-9 4-5 +5 6 4 10 1 4 3 1 0 0 28
I. Canaan 38:13 4-18 1-10 3-4 +5 0 3 3 8 2 2 3 0 1 12
T. Daniels   40:13 6-11 6-11 4-5 +23 0 2 2 0 3 3 3 0 0 22
D. Hunt   22:51 2-2 0-0 3-4 +1 0 8 8 1 3 0 1 0 0 7
K. Parrom   14:59 0-1 0-1 2-2 -2 1 1 2 2 6 0 1 0 0 2
B. Young   03:45 2-4 0-0 0-0 +1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
G. Talton   06:02 0-1 0-1 0-0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Bishop DNP - Coach's Decision
A. Ellis DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 42-102 16-50 24-30   19 33 52 24 31 12 18 4 7 124
  41.2% 32.0% 80.0%   team rebs: 11 total to: 19
Los Angeles D-Fenders (17-33)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
E. Harris 28:24 6-10 0-1 6-7 -8 1 1 2 2 6 0 2 1 1 18
R. Kelly 36:46 8-16 0-4 8-9 -6 4 5 9 2 5 1 5 1 0 24
M. Thomas 41:04 12-17 2-4 10-15 -13 6 12 18 3 3 4 5 3 1 36
K. Rush 22:06 2-6 1-3 0-0 -16 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 5
J. Turner G 29:53 6-14 0-0 2-5 +5 0 8 8 6 3 1 2 0 2 14
J. Moon   22:28 1-5 1-4 0-0 -17 0 4 4 2 1 1 2 1 0 3
C. Williams   21:29 1-9 1-3 2-2 +9 0 3 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 5
J. Magette   18:07 2-7 1-1 0-0 -15 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 5
T. Hyman   05:27 0-2 0-0 1-2 +3 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 1
A. Ingram   14:16 1-7 1-5 0-0 +8 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
B. Costner NWT - Sick.
K. Reed DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-93 7-25 29-40   13 37 50 21 28 7 21 7 4 114
  41.9% 28.0% 72.5%   team rebs: 18 total to: 22

inactive

  • Vipers: --
  • D-Fenders: --

technical fouls

  • Vipers: --
  • D-Fenders: Thomas

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 3
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: Toyota Sports Center, El Segundo, CA
  • Officials: #40 JT Orr, #46 Jonathan Sterling, #28 Rob Rorke
  • Attendance: 400
  • Duration: 2:20
broadcast information
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usa YouTube National Final
 
standings
w
l
l10
h
a
RGV
5th Central
30
20
3-7
15-10
15-10
LAD
2nd West
31
19
6-4
17-8
14-11
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
RGV
Morris 38.7
Hunt 10.0
Morris 12.3
Bishop 2.7
Canaan 3.0
LAD
2 players 28.5
2 players 10.0
2 players 6.0
2 players 2.5
2 players 3.0
Warriors Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .461 .
FT% .778 .
Points 107.7 NaN
Rebounds 48.1 NaN
Assists 22.1 NaN
Steals 8.5 NaN
Blocks 4.8 NaN
3-Point % .356 .
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Mad Ants Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .453 .
FT% .768 .
Points 109.7 NaN
Rebounds 45.1 NaN
Assists 19.6 NaN
Steals 10.6 NaN
Blocks 3.5 NaN
3-Point % .356 .
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Composite Box Score updated through Game
Santa Cruz Warriors (-)
field goalsrebounds
  min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
Fort Wayne Mad Ants (-)
field goalsrebounds
  min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts