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Long Island Clips Squadron 115-112 in Sunday Matinee

March 10, 2024 - NBA G League (G League)
Birmingham Squadron News Release


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Birmingham Squadron, NBA G League affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans, fell to the Long Island Nets, 115-112, Sunday afternoon at Legacy Arena at the BJCC.

The league's leading scorer on the season, Malcolm Hill, scored 23 points for Birmingham (13-14) to lead all scorers, while guard Jalen Crutcher notched 22 and led the way for the Squadron with seven assists. Dereon Seabron paced Birmingham in rebounding with eight.

Birmingham outscored the Nets (15-11) in fast break points, 28-9 and also outscored Brooklyn's affiliate in points in the paint, 48-46.

Long Island's top two scorers, Patrick Gardner (23) and Keon Johnson (20), both came off the bench for the Nets, while Jacob Gilyard was an assist away from a double-double with 12 points and nine dimes.

The Squadron and Nets are now set for a Tuesday matchup in the second game of the back-to-back at 11 a.m. at Legacy Arena at the BJCC. The game is Birmingham's annual Literacy Day game in partnership with I See Me, LLC, and can be seen on My68 and ESPN+.

For more information about the Birmingham Squadron, follow the team on social media or visit BirminghamSquadron.com.


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