NBA D-League: Austin Spurs fall to Canton in matinee contest


The Canton Charge narrowly defeated the Austin Spurs 104-101 Saturday afternoon in an NBA Development League contest in Canton, Ohio.

John Holland led the Charge (25-17) with 29 points, and Kay Felder added 25.

Eric Moreland was one point and a block shy of a triple-double as he hauled in 14 rebounds. Roosevelt Jones contributed 10 points and nine boards.

The Spurs (19-22) were led by Orlando Johnson’s 24 points. He also had six rebounds and three assists.

Charles Garcia recorded a double-double for Austin as he scored 17 points to go with his 10 rebounds.

Cory Jefferson added 16 points and seven rebounds in the losing effort.

A 6-0 run and four free throws by the Charge sealed the win.

Garcia made a jumper with 3 minutes, 22 seconds remaining in the game, but the 92-91 lead was the last one Austin had.

With the score tied at 94, the Charge went on a 6-0 run to take control. They finished out by knocking down their free throws.

Austin had a five-point lead at halftime, but Canton outscored the Spurs in the third period by nine points.



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