NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2014 – JAN 27 Delaware 87ers (76ers) defeats Austin Toros (San Antonio Spurs) 99-87


The Delaware 87ers (6-21) defeated the Austin Toros (10-13) 99-87 in game one of a two games set between Austin Toros and Delaware 87ers.

The Delaware 87ers started out the game with a 15 to 8 lead as Tiny Gallon scored the first 6 point opening the door for another outstanding night, scoring 22 points while pulling down six rebounds in 27 minutes of play. Philadelphia 76ers assignee Lorenzo Brown added a double-double with 12 points and ten assists. The entire Sevens starting line-up scored in double digits.  New comers Hamady N’Diaye and Bo Spencer added a total of 8 points off the bench.

The Toros was led  by NBA veteran Josh Howard who scored 18 points while pulling down 12 rebounds.  Howard was assisted by forward Courtney Fell who added 17 points and four assists while Flip Murray 14 points and Charlie Westbrook finished with 10 points 99-87 lost to the Sevens.

The 87ers return to action tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28, when they take on the Austin Toros.  The game tips off at the Bob Carpenter Center at 7:00 p.m. E.T.

Delaware 87ers Guard Lorenzo Brown (17) seen in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Guard Lorenzo Brown (17) seen in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Forward Keith “Tiny” Gallon (41) steals the ball from Austin Toros Center Dexter Pittman (32) in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Forward Keith “Tiny” Gallon (41) steals the ball from Austin Toros Center Dexter Pittman (32) in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Austin Toros Forward and NBA veteran Josh Howard (15) dribbles the ball up court in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Austin Toros Forward and NBA veteran Josh Howard (15) dribbles the ball up court in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Austin Toros Guard Courtney Fells (18) drives towards the baseline in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Austin Toros Guard Courtney Fells (18) drives towards the baseline in the course of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Austin Toros (Spurs) Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

 

 

 

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