Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times
Photo from G League Ignite


Jalen Green, Ignite suffer first loss in G League

Ignite were handed their first-ever loss in the G League, bowing to Erie in an 87-127 rout, Thursday morning (Manila time) at AdventHealth Arena.

Coming off two straight 20-point games, Jalen Green was limited to just 13 points on 6-of-15 shooting with four rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a block. He was a minus-37 in the game.

Carrying the cudgels for the young squad were Jonathan Kuminga and Daishen Nix.

Kuminga scored 21 points and added a career-best 10 boards, and Nix put up 13 points and a game-high 11 boards off the bench. Jalen Green also finished with 13 points alongside four rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a blocked shot.

Erie jumped out to a 21-point lead in the first quarter, capitalizing on five turnovers and connecting on five treys while Ignite shot 0-of-7 from three-point range. The Bayhawks led 35-16 after the first 12 minutes and continued their charge the remainder of the half to gain a 66-37 cushion.

The Bayhawks stretched their lead to 96-60 after the third, and Kuminga remained the lone Ignite player in double figures until Nix and Green turned in their best 12 minutes of action in the fourth quarter.

Naji Marshall led the Bayhawks with 21 points as one of six Erie players to score in double figures. Erie, the G League’s top offensive team, shot 53.8 percent from the floor and scored 36 points off Ignite’s 20 turnovers.

Ignite looks to rebound in its second game of the back-to-back, Friday at 8:00AM against the Westchester Knicks.

#ReadMore  Fil-Am Jalen Green leads USA U17's 57-point rout of Mali
Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like


Utah Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson and 2021 NBA Draft prospect Jalen Green will join Jr. NBA coaches in leading Filipino youth through basketball drills when...


Widely panned was Kai Sotto’s decision to leave G League Ignite in favor of joining Gilas Pilipinas’ bubble last February. Blasted was the decision...


Jalen Green saved his best for last, notching career-highs in points and assists. However, it couldn’t help No. 8 seed Ignite past top-seeded Raptors...


With their backs against the wall, Jalen Green and the young guns of Ignite delivered their best overall outing in the G League season,...


Jalen Green managed to regain his touch from the field, but it was not enough to lift Ignite past Rio Grande Valley, bowing 107-130,...


Ignite’s playoff hopes in the 2021 G League Season are now on the brink after bowing to also-ran Agua Caliente, 111-116, Thursday morning (Manila...


Filipino-American stud Jalen Green saw his double-digit streak snapped in Ignite’s 92-120 loss at the hands of Delaware in the 2021 G League Season,...


Isaiah Todd made sure that his buddy Jalen Green’s big night won’t be spoiled. Todd nailed a buzzer-beater to lift Ignite to a 113-112...