Reno Bighorns vs. Texas Legends, March 2, 2016

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BIGHORNS FALL SHORT AT HOME

 RENO, NV. —- Despite Ricky Ledo recording a double-double and Erick Green notching 31 points, the Bighorns fell 135-124 to the Texas Legends Wednesday night at the Reno Events Center.

Green led the Bighorns with 31 points, four rebounds and five assists as Kadeem Jack scored 22 points and three rebounds. Ledo logged a double-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.

Green led the Bighorns in the first quarter with 11 points and two rebounds. Jack netted seven points while Cliff Hammonds notched three points, two rebounds and three assists. The Bighorns shot 57 percent from three-point range compared to the Legends shooting 11 percent from three-point range in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Hearn led the Bighorns with nine points as Jack and Akeem Richmond notched six points each. Hearn went 3-4 from the field and 3-4 from behind the arc in the second.

The Bighorns trailed the Legends 73-70 at the half.

Ledo paced the Bighorns in the third quarter with six points and five rebounds. Jack followed Ledo closely with six points and two rebounds. Hammonds scored three points in the quarter and added two assists in the third quarter while Hearn tallied three points.

During the final quarter, Green caught on fire, notching 16 points and adding two steals. Ledo totaled five points in the quarter as Jack and Gani Lawal scored three points each.

The Bighorns return to the Reno Events Center Thursday, Mar. 3 at 7 p.m. to face the Texas Legends.

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About the Reno Bighorns: 

The Reno Bighorns are a member of the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA. The Bighorns are affiliated with the Sacramento Kings. Season tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now! For more information, call the Bighorns front office at 775-853-8220 or visit RenoBighorns.com. Follow us on Twitter @renobighorns and “like” the Bighorns on Facebook at facebook.com/bighornshoops. The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 38 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2014-15 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.

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