D-Fenders vs. Stampede Postgame Report 02/12/14
Trevor Wong | @DFenders
Four players scored in double figures as the D-Fenders defeated the Stampede 114-112 at home on Wednesday night. Manny Harris recorded 27 points, 15 rebounds and six assists, while Terrence Williams added 20. Brandon Costner chipped in with 22 points and eight boards off the bench.
The D-Fenders scored six of the game’s final eight points after trailing 110-108 with under two minutes remaining, thanks to big shots from Terrence Williams and a free throw from Manny Harris. Los Angeles (18-12) stopped Idaho on the final possession to move into a tie for first place in the West Division with Santa Cruz (18-12).
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Brandon Costner. After a two-game absence, Costner scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds off the bench in 24 minutes. In three February games, he’s averaging 20.7 points and 5.0 rebounds on 66.7 percent shooting from the floor.
Watch and listen to Costner's postgame interview.
PROSPECT PERFORMANCE WATCH
No. 2 prospect, Manny Harris, recorded a near triple-double with 27 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and three steals. Harris made just 7 of 23 attempts, but converted on 11 of 12 free throws.
Watch and listen to Harris' postgame interview.
STAT OF THE GAME
Terrence Williams shot just 7 of 23 from the floor, but was 2 of 2 in the final minute of the game. He hit a three-pointer to give the D-Fenders a 111-110 lead with 49.7 seconds left and a pull-up jumper to counter Pierre Jackson’s layup to help L.A. regain the lead at 113-112. Harris split one of two at the charity stripe for the final tally of the game.
PLAY OF THE NIGHT
VIDEO: Harris goes up and over a couple defenders and tip slams a Terrence Williams miss.