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2017 NBA D-League Showcase: Day 4 Recap

By Brian Kotloff | January 22, 2017

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.

Recaps: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

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).

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CJ Williams, Texas

32 Points

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Dennis Clifford, Santa Cruz

17 Points, 10 Boards

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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.

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Abdel Nader, Maine

23p, 6r, 6a

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Stephan Hicks, Fort Wayne

25 Points

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Alex Poythress, Fort Wayne

21 Points, 14 Boards

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Julyan Stone, Fort Wayne

10 Assists

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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.

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JP Tokoto, RGV

20p, 13r, 4s

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Chris Johnson, RGV

21p, 13r, 4a

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Gary Payton II, RGV

20 Points, 10 Boards

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Wade Baldwin, Iowa

11 Points, 5 Assists

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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.

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Patrick Miller, Sioux Falls

30 Points, 8 Assists

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Josh Magette, L.A.

19p, 9r, 14a

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Vander Blue, L.A.

28 Points

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Keith Benson, Sioux Falls

25p, 15r, 3b

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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.

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Yogi Ferrell, Long Island

27 Points, 9 Assists

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Ray McCallum, Grand Rapids

22p, 6r, 9a

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Carrick Felix, Long Island

21 Points

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Nikola Jovanovic, Grand Rapids

23 Points, 9 Assists

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