MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2018 – The Texas Legends (14-11) defeated the Greensboro Swarm (8-18), 109-93, on Day Three of NBA G League Showcase 2018.
Johnathan Motley led all scorers with 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting to go with a game-best 18 rebounds, Jameel Warney had a double-double consisting of 10 points and 12 rebounds, and the Legends earned a wire-to-wire victory to finish Showcase 2-0. In the win, Wade Baldwin IV netted 17 points while Brandon Ashley and Jalen Jones each had 15 points and seven rebounds.
The Legends won the battle of points in the paint (66-46), second chance points (18-16) and fast break points (23-6). Texas used the first half to take a commanding lead 57-29 halftime lead and never looked back.
Greensboro was led by Dwane Bacon, who had 19 points and eight rebounds, while reserve Roscoe Smith notched 14 points.
Texas’ next game is against the visiting Memphis Hustle on Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on Twitch. Greensboro dropped each of its Showcase games and takes on the host Wisconsin Herd on Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. ET.