EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Texas Legends (15-14) took a big win on the road against the South Bay Lakers (17-9) 122-110 Sunday night with the help of another 30-point double-double night from two-way Moses Wright.
The Lakers jumped ahead early, taking a 26-20 lead in the first behind a 13-point quarter from Mac McClung. Texas found an answer in the second in the form of Moses Wright, who had 15 points to help the Legends turn a 7-point deficit into a 10-point lead. Texas shot 52% through the second and third quarters and knocked down 45% outside.
The Legends went on a 12-2 run late in the third to build up a 16-point lead they would take into the fourth. The visitors maintained the double-digit edge through the final despite being outscored 37-33 by the home team.
Wright powered the Legends with 30 points and 10 rebounds. Carlik Jones also added a double-double of 14 points, 12 assists, while Olin Carter III and Justin Jackson each dropped 24 points and combined for 9 rebounds, 6 assists. James Banks III came off the bench to tie his career-high 5 blocks while grabbing 8 rebounds.
Mason Jones led all scorers with 35 points, 8 rebounds for South Bay while Mac McClung added 26 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists. Paris Bass came off the bench for the Lakers’ only double-double of 15 points, 11 rebounds.