Knicks End Season on High Note Beating League-Leading Erie, 130-124
REUNION, FL - Jared Harper of the Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, finished with a career-high 35 points and the Knicks dispatched the Erie Bayhawks, 130-124, Friday evening at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.
Harper, on a Two-Way contract, went 10-of-18 from the field and 4-for-6 from three-point territory. Returning player, Simi Shittu, concluded with 24 points, which marks his fourth 20-point outing, and nine rebounds. Assignment player, Ignas. Brazdeikis, contributed 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Affiliate player, Louis King, gathered a season-high and team-high 14 boards.
Jarrod Uthoff registered 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Bayhawks (11-4). Naji Marshall (22 PTS) and Justin Wright-Foreman (20 PTS) also contributed to the scoring. Cassius Winston dished eight assists.
The Knicks (7-8) went up by as many as 11 points in the contest-evidenced in the first quarter and with 1:40 to go in the game. Erie got within four points with 18.8 seconds left but a three-point heave for the Bayhawks on their final possession was off and the score settled.
Jared Harper Nets Career-High 35 PTS in Knicks Victory - https://youtu.be/15N6NUcf8qw
Ignas Brazdeikis Scores 22 Points in Westchester Win - https://youtu.be/EJPIr2Ra4uE
Simi Shittu Puts Up 24 Points Against Erie - https://youtu.be/uOLwNO152NY
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from March 5, 2021
- Blue Coats Hold Stars to NBA G League Season-Low 83 Points in Third Straight Win - Delaware Blue Coats
- Vipers Clinch Playoffs in Snapping Warriors Nine-Game Winning Streak - Rio Grande Valley Vipers
- Warriors Fall to Vipers 110-94 - Santa Cruz Warriors
- Salt Lake City Stars Complete 2021 NBA G League Season - Salt Lake City Stars
- Knicks End Season on High Note Beating League-Leading Erie, 130-124 - Westchester Knicks
- Magic Defeat Wolves to Clinch Playoff Berth - Lakeland Magic
- Thunder Recalls Pokusevski - Oklahoma City Blue
- Wolves Drop Season Finale to Lakeland - Iowa Wolves
- Greensboro Drops Close Game to Fort Wayne - Greensboro Swarm
- Mitrou-Long's Triple Double Paces Fort Wayne Past Greensboro - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
- Valiant Effort Down the Stretch by Knicks But Clippers Prevail - Westchester Knicks
- Oklahoma City Drops Close Contest to Erie - Oklahoma City Blue
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 Westchester Knicks Stories
- Knicks Cap Back-To-Back with Another Win over Skyhawks, 121-117
- Knicks Get Back to Winning Ways; Rout Skyhawks 123-102
- Knicks Suffer 10-Point Setback to Celtics
- Celtics Serve Knicks First Home Loss of the Season
- Knicks Pick up Second Straight Victory; Take Care of Nets, 108-101