Sports stats



 Cleveland Charge

Charge Come Back to Cut Down Nets

March 17, 2023 - NBA G League (G League)
Cleveland Charge News Release


Cleveland Charge's Blake Francis and Mike Gerrity
Cleveland Charge's Blake Francis and Mike Gerrity
(Cleveland Charge, Credit: NBAE)

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Charge (15-14) came back from down 24 in the second half to defeat the Long Island Nets (22-6), 122-115, in front of 3,548 at the Wolstein Center on Friday night.

The Charge's Isaiah Mobley posted his 10th double-double of the season, scoring 26 points and grabbing 15 rebounds with three steals in 35 minutes. Blake Francis came off the bench to score 26 points in 20 minutes, all in the second half. On assignment from the Cavs, Sam Merrill scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds with a pair of steals in 39 minutes. Cleveland outscored Long Island 69-46 in the second half and 40-15 in the fourth quarter for the come-from-behind victory.

The Nets were paced by RaiQuan Gray's 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting with nine rebounds and three steals in 34 minutes. Kaiser Gates hit 5-of-8 three-pointers in tallying 21 points with six boards in 20 minutes off the bench. Alondes Williams scored 19 points in 29 minutes for Long Island.

The two teams will meet again tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. with the Charge honoring the city's WNBA past during Cleveland Rockers 25th Anniversary Night presented by Athleta. - The first 1,000 fans receive a Charge x Rockers super soft tie-dye t-shirt! Click here to get in on the action with tickets starting at just $5!





Images from this story

Cleveland Charge's Blake Francis and Mike Gerrity
Cleveland Charge's Blake Francis and Mike Gerrity

(NBAE)
  

• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...

NBA G League Stories from March 17, 2023


The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Cleveland Charge Stories



Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew
OurSports Central