D-Fenders vs. 87ers Postgame Report 03/03/14
Trevor Wong | @DFenders
Top prospects Manny Harris and Terrence Williams scored 38 and 25 points, respectively, as the D-Fenders cruised to a 157-134 victory over the 87ers on Monday. C.J. Williams had 20 points off the bench and Josiah Turner finished with 10 points and 12 assists.
The D-Fenders were hot from the start and led by 13 at halftime behind 56.1 percent field goals and 52.4 percent shooting from beyond the arc. They pushed their lead to as much as 26 in the fourth and were never seriously threatened in snapping their two-game losing skid.
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
No. 1 prospect Manny Harris and No. 3 prospect Terrence Williams. Harris scored a game-high 38 points, to go along with five assists and four rebounds. He shot 13 of 24 from the floor, including 5 of 9 on three-pointers and 7 of 8 on free throws. Williams recorded his second double-double with 25 points and 10 assists, plus four steals. He shot an efficient 10 of 13 from the floor, and 4 for 5 from the three-point line.
Travis Hyman and Josiah Turner. Hyman posted 19 points and nine rebounds on 9 of 11 field goals, plus finished with a game-high plus-23 rating. Turner notched his first double-double of the season with 10 points, 12 assists and six boards off the bench.
*Watch and listen to the postgame interviews from Hyman and Turner.
STAT OF THE GAME
The D-Fenders dished out 47 assists on 61 made field goals and turned the ball over just 13 times. Terrence Williams and Josiah Turner finished with 10 and 12 assists, respectively, while five other players recorded three.
PLAYS OF THE NIGHT
1. VIDEO: Harris finds Hyman out of a staggered pick-and-roll offense for the alley-oop.