The Greensboro Swarm destroyed the Westchester Knicks 130-87 in a G-League contest last night. LiAngelo Ball was inserted in the starting lineup for the first time, and did not disappoint. LiAngelo put up a career-high of 26 points and a career-high 6 3-point makes (on 10 attempts).
What makes this a bit sweeter for LiAngelo is who was on the other side. Westchester’s backup point guard is former Arizona State star, Tra Holder.
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Why is this significant? During the summer, the two squared off in a Drew League contest that went viral. LiAngelo poured in a monstrous 52 points. However, he was outshined by Holder’s 63-point virtuoso. Adding insult to injury, Holder’s squad took the W against Team BBB.
This time around, LiAngelo took the win and the stardom as he outplayed Holder, who finished with just 7 points in the blowout loss.
The two will have an opportunity to decide the rubber match as they face off again tonight at 7:00 PM ET. Was LiAngelo’s performance an aberration, or what we can expect from here on out? We will find out soon.
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