Swarm Dispatch Legends in Sold out Season Finale
(GREENSBORO, N.C.) - JP Macura scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, over the Texas Legends, 107-97, in the regular-season finale for both teams at the Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on Saturday. Greensboro (24-26) recorded its sixth sellout of the season (17th in organization history).
Macura finished the night with his 26 points to go with seven rebounds and two assists. The two-way player scored at least 20 points in 10 of his 30 games played this season. Chinanu Onuaku tallied his 32nd double-double of the season after scoring 19 points and pulling down 18 rebounds. Isaiah Wilkins (11 points, five rebounds, three assists, three steals) and Sam Thompson (10 points, four rebounds, two assists) had solid nights as well.
For Texas (16-34), Xavier Rathan-Mayes had a team-high 22 points on 10-of-21 shooting. He also pulled down 10 rebounds. Xavier Johnson had 20 points and eight rebounds. Trahson Burrell added 17 points, five rebounds and five assists off the bench.
Greensboro raced to a, 59-39, lead at halftime behind 11 points and nine rebounds from Onuaku. The Legends trimmed the lead to five points in the fourth quarter, 82-77, but the Swarm responded with a 10-2 run to keep Texas out of reach. Macura had 17 of his 26 points in the second half.
The Swarm shot 44 percent in the game while the Legends hit at a 39 percent clip. Greensboro had an assist on 32 of the team's 39 made shots. Each player for the Swarm recorded at least two assists with John Gillon having a game-high seven.
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