Game Preview: Skyforce at Cruise

November 28, 2023 - NBA G League (G League) - Sioux Falls Skyforce News Release

Last Meeting: 118-95 on 12/10/23 in Sioux Falls

Live stream: ESPN+

All-Time Record: 2-2

Streak: W2

Sioux Falls starts a week long, two-game road trip with just two games separating them from the first place Motor City Cruise tonight at Wayne State Arena.

The Skyforce dropped a 103-86 decision to the Iowa Wolves to split a two-game back-to-back on Sunday afternoon from the Sanford Pentagon.

Alondes Williams secured his second-straight game of 20-plus points, as he secured 22 points on 8-15 FGA, eight rebounds and nine assists to lead Sioux Falls (4-4).

Javonte Cook led Iowa (2-6) with 21 points on 6-12 FGA and four rebounds, while DJ Carton added 20 points on 7-11 FGA. Minnesota Timberwolves assignee Wendell Moore Jr. contributed 15 points to round out top scorers for Iowa.

The Wolves took a 56-50 lead at intermission and outscored the Skyforce by 11 in the second half to snap a six-game losing streak.

Miami HEAT assignee Orlando Robinson produced 13 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks.

Motor City, who won its first four games, is featured by Jared Rhoden. He leads the team with 24.2 points on 51.8 percent shooting and 6.2 rebounds. Xavier Simpson is the other Cruise player to average 20+ points per game (20.3) and a team-high 7.0 assists. Jontay Porter is averaging 16.3 points and 12.0 rebounds to round out top scorers for Motor City.

In the team's last meeting, Robinson led the team to a 118-95 victory with 26 points and 21 rebounds, while DJ Stewart added 23 points.

Sioux Falls ends the road trip on Friday at Cleveland, while Motor City hosts Wisconsin on Thursday.

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