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Greensboro Narrowly Falls to Windy City

March 9, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Greensboro Swarm News Release

(GREENSBORO, N.C.) - The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, came up just short to the Windy City Bulls, 113-107, on Saturday at the Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The Swarm fall to an even, 22-22, record on the season.

The game was tight throughout, particularly so in the final moments of the fourth quarter. Back-to-back three pointers from JP Macura pulled the Swarm within a point of the Bulls, 106-105, with just 33.6 seconds left in the game. However, Greensboro turned the ball over on three of its last four possessions while Windy City made 7-of-10 free throws to hold on the victory.

Macura had a team-high 24 points, three rebounds and two assists in 23 minutes of action. Chinanu Onuaku added 15 points, 11 rebounds, three steals two assists and a block in 29 minutes. The Swarm had eight players score at least eight points, shooting 45.5 percent as a team.

The Bulls had a big night off the bench from JaKarr Sampson. In 37 minutes, Sampson had 29 points, two rebounds and four assists. Walt Lemon Jr. had 24 points to lead the Windy City Starters, shooting 10-for-18 from the field along with 11 assists.

The Swarm made 20 of its 43 attempts from long range, compared to the Bulls' 12 makes. However Windy City had a, 54-30, advantage in points in the paint.


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