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Ignite Drops Series to Memphis

February 5, 2024 - NBA G League (G League)
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - NBA G League Ignite (1-17) fell to the Memphis Hustle (8-7), 107-89, on Sunday at the Landers Center in Southaven, Miss.

Thierry Darlan led the way for Ignite after posting a season-high 18 points with five rebounds on 5-of-8 shooting from the field, including 4-of-5 from the three-point line. Matas Buzelis recorded his third double-double of the season with 16 points and 13 rebounds, while Dink Pate added 12 points, five rebounds and four assists.

Adonis Arms paced the Hustle after posting a double-double with 27 points and 11 rebounds on 11-of-17 shooting from the field, including 5-of-8 from behind the arc. Cameron McGriff followed with 18 points, while Michael Devoe and DeJon Jarreau finished with 17 points each.

After a slow start, Ignite fell behind early after the Hustle opened the game on a 23-8 run to take a 15-point lead in the opening quarter. The Hustle shot 58.8 percent from the field, including 50.0 percent from the three-point line, taking a 10-point lead (28-18) heading into the second quarter. The Hustle maintained its lead throughout the first half, led by Cameron McGriff and Loudon Love, who recorded 11 and 10 points, respectively. The Hustle took a commanding lead in the second half en route to taking a 27-point lead in the half behind Adonis Arms, who poured in 18 of his 27 points during that span on 7-of-10 shots from the field, including 4-of-5 from behind the arc as the Hustle coasted to the victory.


Ignite faces off against the Ontario Clippers on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Toyota Arena in Ontario, Calif., tipping off at 7 p.m. PT/ 10 p.m. ET. Coverage will be available on ESPN+.

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