BIGHORNS FALL TO D-FENDERS DESPITE LANDRY’S BIG NIGHT

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2012 — Marcus Landry’s huge night wasn’t enough for the Reno Bighorns, who fell to 2-4 on the season after losing to the Los Angeles D-Fenders 113-102 Thursday night.

Landry had a game-high 31 points, going 7-12 from the three-point line. Garrett Temple had a season-high nine assists and Sacramento Kings’ assignee Tyler Honeycutt grabbed eight rebounds.

The Bighorns got off to a hot start, making 10 three-point field goals in the first quarter. Reno led 63-58 at halftime, but was outscored by L.A. 33-18 in the third quarter. The third quarter proved to be the difference as the Bighorns didn’t take the lead again.

Los Angeles Lakers’ assignee, Darius Johnson-Odom, led the D-Fenders with 28 points and nine assists. Forward Gary Flowers added 21 points and blocked five shots.

The Bighorns will face the D-Fenders again this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Fans can catch the game on Youtube.

Reno will return home on January 4th against the Sioux Falls SkyForce. Season tickets and group tickets are on sale today. For more information, fans can call 775-853-8220.