Doron Lamb had 23 points in the first half. A great performance by Doron. At the end of the half the score was 53 Westchester 52 Iowa. The second half started with Iowa scoring a two point field goal and Westchester scoring a basket and draining two free throws. At the end of the third quarter the score was 79 to 74 Iowa leading. Doron Lamb had 30 at the beginning of the fourth quarter. He was looking to get the record for most points in a Westchester Knicks game. The record is now 40 breaking the 36 by Thanasis Antetokounmpo. In the fourth the Iowa Energy made a push but Ben Strong and his defense on the block helped the Westchester Knicks hold on. Final score: Westchester Knicks 104 and Iowa Energy 101.
See the press conference interview and Ben Strong locker room interview below:
Although the Westchester Knicks did not win this weekend, there were many positive signs regarding their triangle offense that for an inaugural season points to good things to look forward to in the future.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo (21 and 11) and Ben Strong (13 and 13) each posted a double double in points and rebounds. These numbers were put up against the Atlantic Division Leading Maine Red Claws and the 3rd place Delaware 87ers.
We were afforded the opportunity to interview recently picked up and hometown player JR Inman and asked him questions about his recent debut and also asked questions about his basketball program.
Coach Whitted was also asked questions after the game at the Press Conference after the game.
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