The annual NBA Development League Showcase is the marquee in-season scouting event of the NBA’s minor league. All 22 D-League teams converge in one city to play in front of NBA general managers and player personnel executives from all 30 NBA teams.
Recap the best of Day 4 of 5 in Mississauga, Ontario, home of Raptors 905:
GAME 1: Santa Cruz 113, Texas 97
The Warriors spread the wealth en route to a double-digit victory, with point guard Phil Pressey putting on an impressive display running the show (16 points, 14 assists, 4 steals).
CJ Williams, Texas
GAME 2: Maine 112, Fort Wayne 107
Combo forward Jalen Jones stayed in attack mode all game long, changing the game on both ends of the floor en route to 29 points (10/18 FG, 4/8 3FG), 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 blocks.
Abdel Nader, Maine
23p, 6r, 6a
GAME 3: Iowa 118, Rio Grande Valley 114
The Iowa Energy brought just that with a spirited team effort against the Vipers led by ex-Sixer JaKarr Sampson, who tallied 21 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals and a block in 27 minutes.
GAME 4: Sioux Falls 118, Los Angeles 113
No. 1 prospect Briante Weber lived up to the billing in his second Showcase game, flashing his talents on both ends of the floor with 28 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists and 2 steals.
Patrick Miller, Sioux Falls
30 Points, 8 Assists
Vander Blue, L.A.
GAME 5: Grand Rapids 122, Long Island 117
NBA vet Jordan Crawford is a bona fide scorer, and he showed it once again with 31 points in the Day 4 finale. Crawford’s Drive held off the Nets’ charge led by Yogi Ferrell, who scored 15 fourth-quarter points.
Yogi Ferrell, Long Island
27 Points, 9 Assists
Carrick Felix, Long Island