MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — The Texas Legends (13-11) defeated the Wisconsin Herd (15-11), 124-113, on Day One of the NBA G League Showcase 2018.
Johnathan Motley posted 24 points and 14 rebounds while Jameel Warney added 24 points and 11 rebounds as the Legends won for the seventh time in 11 games. In the victory, Brandon Ashley notched 21 points and 12 rebounds.
Joel Bolomboy tallied a 24-point, 18-rebound double-double and Xavier Mumford scored a game-best 26 points as Wisconsin dropped its third straight contest.
The Legends used a big third quarter to open up the game, outscoring the Herd 34-21 in the frame. Wisconsin cut the deficit to single digits in the final period but Texas held on to win its first game of G League Showcase.
Texas closes out its Showcase against the Greensboro Swarm on Friday at 2:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Wisconsin plays its final Showcase game against the Austin Spurs on Friday at 1 p.m. ET on Eleven Sports