CABOCLO, 905 OVERWHELM DRIVE – OurSports Central
November 28, 2017 – NBA Development League (D-League) – Grand Rapids Drive
MISSISSAUGA – Defending G League Champs Raptors 905 (Four-5) avenged a season-opening loss on Sunday afternoon, leaping on the Grand Rapids Drive (Four-7) early at the residence and handing the Drive their seventh consecutive loss. 119-83 was the ultimate as Bruno Caboclo led the 905 with 27 factors and 5 different gamers scored in double figures for the house crew.
The Drive by no means led by greater than some extent regardless of erasing a seven-point deficit on the finish of the primary quarter, and the 905 received again in management and led by 17 factors at halftime. But probably the most lopsided quarter was the fourth, wherein the 905 outscored Grand Rapids 38-19. Only one of many Drive’s six losses on the season had been by greater than 5 factors heading into this game, however, the Drive wasn’t in a position to maintain it that shut Sunday.
Grand Rapids struggled to generate offense without two-way gamers Luis Montero and Dwight Buycks because the 83 factors have been a season-low in opposition to final yr’s prime G League protection. Landry Nnoko led the crew with 16 factors and Bronson Koenig scored 14. The 905 protection held them to underneath 40 % capturing from the sector, and the Drive’s numbers for 3 pointers made (six) and share (22 %) have been each season lows as nicely.
In addition to Caboclo’s 27 factors, the 905 received 18 factors and 7 rebounds from Alfonzo McKinnie, 13 factors and 10 rebounds from Shevon Thompson and 13 factors and eight assists from former Drive participant Lorenzo Brown.
The 905 moved the ball exceptionally nicely, registering 32 assists in opposition to simply 10 turnovers. They shot 54 % from the sector and made 12 threes at a 44 % clip. They additionally out-rebounded the Drive 41-33 and blocked 9 pictures whereas the Drive blocked two.
The 905 could have an opportunity to get their document again to .500 after they face off with the Maine Red Claws on the highway on Friday. The Drive will look to cease their skid in opposition to Long Island on the highway Tuesday morning.
Publish Date: 2017-11-28 18:25:00