Mississippi Sports

Hustle split with Stars to enter All-Star break with win

The Memphis Hustle (10-10), the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, defeated the Salt Lake City Stars (8-11) 126-119 to split the two-game set against the Stars.

Adonis Arms led the Hustle with 28 points. DeJon Jarreau notched his fourth triple-double with 25 points, a career-high 19 rebounds and 15 assists. Loudon Love scored a career-high 20 points. Cameron McGriff added 16 points off the bench. Michael Devoe and Davon Reed each tallied 13 points.

Johnny Juzang paced the Stars with a game-high 34 points. Jason Preston tallied 22 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Romeo Langford scored 21 points. Micah Potter tallied 19 points and 13 rebounds. Taevion Kinsey contributed 13 points.

Memphis led the Stars 117-116 with 1:56 remaining in the game and rattled off nine straight points to extend their lead to 10 in the final seconds.

Memphis outscored Salt Lake City 54-48 in points in the paint. The Hustle limited the Stars to 23.8 percent shooting from beyond the arc. The contest featured 22 lead changes and 10 ties.

The Hustle return to action after the All-Star Break with a game against the Birmingham Squadron at Landers Center on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m.

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