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Warney’s Double Double Overshadowed in Loss to Nets

By ahawleyalexander | March 16, 2019

LONG ISLAND, NY – March 16, 2019 – The Westchester Knicks (28-20), the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, were unable to get much going and fell to the conference leading Long Island Nets (32-15), 110-102, Saturday night inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Long Island charged a debt as large as 21 points to Westchester. While the Knicks shot a lowly 36.5-percent from the field and 13.6-percent from distance, on the other end of the ball, the hosts shot 48.2-percent from the floor and sank 36.8-percent of their tries from the perimeter.

Jameel Warney hauled a season-high 19 rebounds, one shy of his career-high, and scored on eight field goals for 16 points. He also added four dimes.

Billy Garrett led with a game-high 30 points tabbing his third game this season with at least that much. Garrett achieved this on 55-percent shooting, to go along with four boards and four assists.

Two-Way Player Isaiah Hicks and Zak Irvin made a return after both were sidelined for five games due to injury. In their returns, the duo added eight and 14 respective points.

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For the Nets, Dzanan Musa poured in 24 points. Mitchell Creek finished with 20 points and 10 boards.

The Knicks return to the Westchester County Center, Thursday, March 21 to host the Maine Red Claws.