STOCKTON, Calif. — The Stockton Kings (6-6), the NBA G League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, could not stop the Erie BayHawks, the NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks (7-6), Monday night — losing 132-98.
John Gillon came off the bench for the BayHawks to lead them in scoring with 23 points, shooting 7 of 12 from the field. Daniel Hamilton had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Bayhawks.
In the first quarter, Kings center Daniel Ochefu scored 10 of his 21 points. The Bayhawks shot 55.6% from three-point range, making it a competitive game 29-24 at the end of the first quarter. In the third quarter, the BayHawks outscored the Kings 36-20, shooting 50% from the field compared to Stockton shooting 33.3%. The BayHawks were able to pull away in the fourth quarter, finishing the game with their biggest lead of the night.
Guard Cody Demps and Ochefu led Stockton with 21 points apiece. Ochefu also had 12 rebounds and three blocked shots. Kalin Lucas scored 19 points, to go along with six assists and two steals in 39 minutes played.