LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The Long Island Nets (24-19), the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, defeated the Westchester Knicks (28-15) 99-75 on Tuesday night at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Guard Jeremy Senglin (11-of-23 FG, 3-of-9 3FG, 2-of-2 FT) led the way for the Nets with a game-high 27 points, five assists and five steals in 37 minutes off the bench, while forward Milton Doyle (6-of-14 FG, 4-of-7 3FG, 2-of-2 FT) contributed 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists in 41 minutes. Center Kamari Murphy notched eight points and 13 rebounds in 32 minutes, his team-leading 11th game with 10 or more boards this season.
After leading 44-35 at the half, Westchester continued to lead Long Island until the final 30 seconds of the third quarter. At that time, Senglin gave the Nets their first lead since the first quarter before a Doyle full-court buzzer-beater put the home team ahead 63-58. The Nets rallied behind the momentum and led by as many as 28 points in the fourth quarter before securing the 24-point victory. Doyle shot 100 percent from the field (3-of-3), 3-point range (3-of-3) and the free-throw line (2-of-2) in the fourth quarter alone.
Long Island held Westchester to .318 (27-of-85) shooting from the field and .059 (1-for-17) shooting from 3-point range in the win, while the 75 points from the Knicks were the least allowed by an opponent in a game this season. For the visitors, guard Sekou Wiggs tallied a team-high 16 points with eight rebounds, five assists and three steals in 37 minutes off the bench, while Paul Watson (12 points), Billy Garrett (12 points), Zak Irvin (11 points) and Jordan Henriquez (11 points) also scored in double figures.