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Stephen Zimmerman Hauls 20 Boards in Loss to Delaware

March 11, 2019 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - New York Liberty News Release

WILMINGTON, DE - The Westchester Knicks (28-19), the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, were defeated by the Delaware Blue Coats (19-24), 122-107, preventing the season sweep Monday evening at 76ers Fieldhouse.

For the majority of the battle, both the Knicks and Blue Coats played a tightly contested game seeing 14 ties and 12 lead swaps. Delaware was able to eke out an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter. They overpowered the Knicks 20-8 in paint points, 9-2 in second chance points and held the visitors to a 30.4-percent clip to escape the game's competitive nature and claim the victory.

Stephen Zimmerman grabbed 20 of the team's 52 total rebounds to tab a new individual high by a Knick this season, the tally was four short of his career-high. He added 12 points to round out his double-double and credited a team-high four assists.

Jameel Warney (25), Billy Garrett (23) and Two-Way Player Kadeem Allen (23) each had 20-point performances. Warney too had a double-double hauling 16 boards in the contest.

For the Sixers' affiliate, Norvel Pelle netted 10 field-goals for 21 points to compliment a game-high 22 rebounds-which marks the most by a Westchester opponent this season. Shake Milton put up 23 points.

With three games remaining on its schedule, Westchester needs to pull out one win to clinch a postseason berth. Tonight's loss interrupts a three-game win streak for the Knicks.

The Knicks see some time off before returning to the hardwood, Saturday, March 16 to face intrastate rival Long Island.

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