LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The Long Island Nets (17-13), the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, defeated the Maine Red Claws (14-15) 120-111 on Tuesday night at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Long Island guard Jeremy Senglin tallied a franchise-record 40 points in the victory and had three steals in 32 minutes off the bench. Overall, Senglin shot .667 (14-of-21) from the field, .600 (6-of-10) from 3-point range and 1.000 (6-of-6) from the free-throw line.
Nets guard Milton Doyle contributed 28 points, six rebounds and three assists in 30 minutes, shooting .526 (10-of-19) from the field and .545 (6-of-11) from long range. In his 16th game on assignment with Long Island, Brooklyn Nets guard Isaiah Whitehead notched 18 points with five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 28 minutes.
Maine guard Kadeem Allen countered with a game-high 44 points (15-of-28 FG, 5-of-9 3FG, 9-of-12 FT), five rebounds, five assists and four steals in 42 minutes. Forward Devin Williams registered a double-double for the visitors with 16 points and 22 rebounds in 30 minutes off the bench.
The home team broke out early in the first with 15 of their first 33 points coming from Doyle. Long Island led by as many as 18 points in the first quarter alone before leading by 26 points in the second half. Senglin notched 16 points in the first half and 24 points in the second half to lead the Nets to victory. It was the team’s second straight game without trailing and Long Island’s third straight victory.