MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 10, 2018 – The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (18-9) defeated the Westchester Knicks (18-10) 127-114 in Game 6 of the NBA G League Showcase 2018.
Demetrius Jackson came off the bench to score 34 points and dish out five assists in the Vipers win. Meanwhile, RJ Hunter notched 25 points and Isaiah Hartenstein grabbed 23 points and eight rebounds.
After trailing by 16 midway through the second quarter, the Vipers outscored the Knicks 76-58 on 59.5% shooting from the field and sank nine three-pointers. Jackson went 5-for-5 from beyond the arc in the second half.
Luke Kornet led the effort for Westchester, scoring 23 points and nine boards while reserve Billy Garrett notched 20 points and five assists.
The Vipers will look to close out their trip to Mississauga with another victory when they take on the Erie BayHawks on Friday, Jan. 12 at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Westchester will finish the week against the Agua Caliente Clippers on Friday at 6:00 p.m. ET also on ESPNU.