ONTARIO, Calif. — The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (7-6) defeated the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (5-7), 133-124, on Wednesday night, December 5.
The Vipers sealed the half with four players in double digits including Michael Frazier with a total of 13 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals. RGV totaled 30 points from the paint with a 57% from the field. Clippers two-way player Johnathan Motley totaled 13 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Both Vipers and Clippers juggled for the lead in the fourth. Brandon Sampson sealed the game late in the fourth leading to his career-high of 31 points. Frazier earned a double-double with 26 points, 12 rebounds, in addition, seven assists and five steals. Houston Rockets assignee, Isaiah Hartenstein, totaled 22 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and three blocks.
The Clippers were led by two-way player Angel Delgado, who earned a double-double of 24 points and 18 rebounds.