SLC Stars Win NBA G-League Showcase With Victory Over Grand Rapids

Dec 22, 2019, 7:30 PM
(Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)...
(Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Salt Lake City Stars won the G-League Winter Showcase with a 91-88 overtime win over the Grand Rapids Drive.

The Stars are the G-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz. They got off to a great start by outscoring the Drive 29-19 in the first quarter. Grand Rapids slowly chipped away at the lead and eventually tied the game at the end of the fourth quarter to force overtime. In the G-League, the overtime period is only two minutes but the Stars scored six points.

Salt Lake City is now on a 13 game winning streak and the team wins $100,000 for winning the G-League Winter Showcase.

Four Stars players reached double figures in scoring led by Juwan Morgan’s double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds, shooting 7-10 from the field and 2-2 from the three-point line. Justin Wright-Foreman added 16 points, Nigel Williams-Goss chipped in 14 points and 7 assists and William Howard had 11 points. Former BYU star Kyle Collinsworth posted 8 points and 5 rebounds.

For Grand Rapids, Donta Hall had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Drive. Jordan Bone chipped in 17 and Todd Withers recorded 15 points.

The Stars will return home on Friday and Saturday, December 27 and 28 to face the Austin Toros. The games will start at 7 p.m. and will be played at Bruin Arena on the campus of Salt Lake Community College.

Salt Lake City Stars

Utah Jazz guard Frank Jackson dunks the ball during All-Star Weekend...
Chandler Holt

SLC Star’s Frank Jackson Named G League Player Of Week

Frank Jackson was named the G League player of the week for the second time as a member of the Salt Lake City Stars.
13 days ago
Frank Jackson - New Orleans Pelicans...
Ben Anderson, Brian Preece

Report: Jazz Sign Former Lone Peak Star Frank Jackson

The Utah Jazz are reportedly signing former Lone Peak High School star Frank Jackson an former lottery pick Kris Dunn to 10-day contracts.
1 month ago
Zaire Wade - Salt Lake City Stars...
Kyle Ireland

Former SLC Stars Guard Zaire Wade Signs With Basketball Africa League Team

Former Salt Lake City Stars guard Zaire Wade signed a contract to play for the Basketball Africa League's Cape Town Tigers.
2 months ago
ABA Ball and photo of Utah Stars players...
Ben Anderson

Stars To Wear Throwback ABA Uniforms Tonight

The Salt Lake City Stars, the G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz are set to go retro tonight when they don throwback Utah Stars uniforms.
2 months ago
Kyle Ireland

Utah Jazz Hosting 18 Free Agents For Multi-Day Mini-Camp

The Utah Jazz announced that the organization is hosting a multi-day mini-camp with more than a dozen free agents.
10 months ago
Alfonso Plummer - Yoeli Childs - BYU - Utah...
Brian Preece

Salt Lake City Stars Add Former Bingham High And BYU Basketball Star

The Utah Jazz NBA G-League affiliate Salt Lake City Stars announced on Thursday, January 13 that they have acquired the returning player rights to Yoeli Childs.
1 year ago

Sponsored Articles

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...
KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.
KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.
Football soccer ball on grass field on stadium...
KSL Digital Sales

Everything You Need to Know to Watch the 2022 World Cup

Find out where and when to watch the upcoming games and final match for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including where to find live updates.
ksl sports logos...
KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.
KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Jimmy Buffett

Get your Hawaiian shirts ready.
Iron Maiden tour...
KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden returns to Utah in 2022 with The Legacy of the Beast tour.
SLC Stars Win NBA G-League Showcase With Victory Over Grand Rapids