Santa Cruz Warriors Defeat Springfield Armor
Warriors Season Record Stands at 7-2


The Santa Cruz Warriors won their second home game 113-101 on Thursday, defeating the Springfield Armor in a contest where five Warriors scored in double figures.

Kent Bazemore, on assignment from the Golden State Warriors, led all scorers with 26, followed closely by Chris Johnson, who scored 24. Jeremy Tyler, also on assignment, posted the lone double-double of the night with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Stefhon Hannah scored 12 and Travis Leslie notched 11 points.

Springfield was paced by Ramone Moore, who scored 19 points and grabbed 6 boards. Ben Uzoh had 18 points, while Willie Reed had a team-high 8 rebounds. Springfield shot 55.6% from beyond the three-point line.

The Warriors owned the paint, scoring 60 of their 113 points there, and the team shot 53.1% from the field. The Warriors’ stout defense was again on display, holding the Armor to just 43.2% shooting from the field. The Warriors again out-rebounded their opponent 43-38.

The Warriors went on a 6-0 run to start the game and never looked back, leading the entire way. The Warriors’ largest lead was 18, which came with 7:50 left in the fourth quarter.

The Santa Cruz Warriors will be back in action tomorrow (Friday, December 28) tipping-off against the Springfield Armor at 7:00 p.m. at the Kaiser Permanente Arena. Fans can listen to the game on the Santa Cruz Warriors flagship station, KION 1460AM/101.1FM, or catch a live stream of the game on the NBA D-League’s YouTube channel

For stats, highlights, and to watch the game in its entirety, click here. For more information, contact Matt de Nesnera, Public and Community Relations Manager, at 831-713-4396 or 703-554-5499.