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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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RGV Vipers Acquire Forward Chris Johnson

November 23, 2016 - Edinburg, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Houston Rockets, announced today that they have acquired forward Chris Johnson and waived guard Paul Jesperson. Chris Johnson is a 6'6, 201 lbs. forward from the University of Dayton. Johnson was drafted with the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft. Johnson played in three seasons with the Vipers from 2012-15. During his NBA D-League career, Johnson has averaged 15.1 points per game and 5.21 rebounds per g... Full Story

Kyle Wiltjer's Double-Double Lifts Vipers over Red Claws

November 15, 2016 - HIDALGO, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (2-0) gave Maine Red Claws (2-1) their first loss of the season after a 152-128 win. Kyle Wiltjer reported a double double for the Vipers with 33 points and 11 rebounds. Wiltjer lead the RGV Vipers with 33 points and 11 rebounds. Isaiah Taylor finished the game with nine assists, just one assist shy of also collecting a double-double with his 23 points. Jalen Jones finished as the top scorer for Maine Red Claws with 27 points. The first quarter saw both teams go on a scorin... Full Story

RGV Vipers Start the Season with a Win at Home

November 13, 2016 - HIDALGO, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers opened the season with a 112-103 win over Reno Bighorns at State Farm Arena on Sunday night. Isaiah Taylor led the Vipers with 24 points and seven assists in the game. Kyle Wiltjer, on assignment from the Houston Rockets, followed with 22 points. Lamar Patterson, who finished the night with 23 points and seven assists, led Reno Bighorns. Skal Labissiere had a total of 11 rebounds in the game. The Vipers started off the game shooting well and distancing themselves from th... 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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