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RGV Vipers Fall to Sioux Falls Skyforce in Thriller

January 12, 2017 - Hidalgo, Texas- The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (15-9), NBA D-League affiliate of the Houston Rockets, dropped the last home game of January to Sioux Falls Skyforce(17-5) 135-129. Sioux Falls' Briante Weber had a triple-double on the night. For the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Kyle Wiltjer led the team in scoring with 27 points. Darius Morris had another double-double with 22 points and 11 assists. Briante Weber had 31 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists. Sioux Falls Skyforce started the game shooting well and went 12-24 in ... Full Story

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RGV Vipers Score Season-High 155 Points as They Defeat Santa Cruz

January 9, 2017 - Hidalgo, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (15-8), NBA D-League affiliate of the Houston Rockets, scored a season-high 155 to defeat Santa Cruz Warriors (11-10) 155-148. Three Vipers players had double-doubles on the night. Gary Payton II led the home team in scoring and rebounds with 30 points and 12 rebounds. Kyle Wiltjer totaled 10 rebounds and 26 points. Darius Morris led the team in assists with 14. Morris also scored 29 points. Santa Cruz's LaDontae Henton led both teams in scoring with 32. The 155 points were... Full Story

Vipers Hold off Iowa Energy at Home

December 29, 2016 - Hidalgo, Texas, December 29, 201 6 - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers, NBA D-League affiliate of the Houston Rockets, defeated Iowa Energy 139-121. Darius Morris scored 30 points in the game. Darius Morris scored 30 points on the night, going 11-14 from the free throw line. Chinanu Onuaku had a double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds in the game. Iowa's Terry Whisnant led both teams in scoring with 38 points. Both teams kept it close in the first quarter. Gary Payton II started strong for the home team getting five po... Full Story

RGV Vipers Fends off Los Angeles D-Fenders for the Home Win

November 27, 2016 - Hidalgo, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers(5-2) defeat the Los Angeles D-Fenders (5-2) 116-115. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers scored 37 points in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Le'Bryan Nash and JP Tokoto led the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in points. Both players scored 18 on the night. JP, who collected nine rebounds, was one rebound away from collecting a double-double. Darius Morris had his own double-double with12 points and 10 assists. Josh Magette started off strong for the Los Angeles D-Fenders. Magette had... Full Story


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Rio Grande Valley Vipers Minor League Basketball


League: NBA Development League
Home: Hidalgo, Texas
Class: Men's
Website: Rio Grande Valley Vipers site
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