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DRIVE SPEED PAST WOLVES TO SHOWCASE WIN

January 15, 2018 - NBA G League (G League) - Grand Rapids Drive News Release

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, - The Grand Rapids Drive (14-14) defeated the Iowa Wolves (13-11) 97-94 on Day Three of the NBA G League Showcase 2018. Both teams went 1-1 during their respective trips to Mississauga.

Jamel Morris scored 21 points to lead the Drive while center Landry Nnoko had a game-high 18 rebounds to go along with 18 points and three blocks. Drive guard Kenneth Smith dished out nine assists.

For the Wolves, Amile Jefferson shot 70.0% from the field to earn 16 points and grabbed 14 boards for another double-double. Forward Anthony Brown had a game-high 22 points and four assists in the loss.

The game was a close contest, with 17 lead changes and seven ties. Clutch free-throws by the Drive's Morris at the end of the fourth would prove the difference maker in the Grand Rapids' victory.

Next up for Grand Rapids is a home matchup against the Windy City Bulls on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. ET on Twitch. Iowa will take on the South Bay Lakers on Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET.

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