Sharp-Shooting 66ers Take Down Jam
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., December 15, 2012 - Oklahoma City Thunder assignee Jeremy Lamb scored 26 points to lead the Tulsa 66ers past the Bakersfield Jam, 114-98, on Saturday night at the Dignity Health Event Center.
Bouncing back from a 101-94 loss to Bakersfield on Friday night, the 66ers went 41-for-75 (.547) from the field for their best shooting performance of the season.
Lamb shot 10-for-12 from the field, including 6-for-8 from 3-point range. The University of Connecticut product added six assists, two steals and a blocked shot in his 28 and a half minutes of playing time.
Fellow Thunder assignee Daniel Orton scored 18 points with seven rebounds and two assists. Thunder training camp invite Hollis Thompson recorded a career-best 25 points with seven rebounds, three steals and an assist.
Rodney Bartholomew collected his first career double-double with 10 points and a game-high 14 rebounds.
Tulsa outrebounded the Jam 48-32 while dishing out 26 assists.
The 66ers return to action next weekend at the SpiritBank Event Center, hosting the Iowa Energy at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 21. For more information, visit Tulsa66ers.com.