Fresh off of their first win of the season, the Bakersfield Jam are looking for more against the Los Angeles Defenders. The Jam handed Santa Cruz its first loss of the season 107-92 on Friday. Atlanta Hawks assignee Jared Cunningham led the way against the Warriors finishing with a game-high 23 points. Cunningham made 6-16 shots from the field and was 9-10 from the free throw line.
Through four games with the Jam, Cunningham is averaging 16.8 points and 4.3 assists. He is only shooting however 33 percent from the field and 27 percent from three-point range. He is shooting 81 percent from the free throw line and is making a habit of getting there having attempted 36 in the first four games.
The Defenders come in with an 0-2 record but all eyes will be on Malcolm Thomas who is the No. 1 prospect in the D-League according to the league's official site. Thomas is averaging 33.5 points and 15.5 rebounds through the first two games. The 6-9 forward finished with 31 points and 13 rebounds in a 122-112 loss to Santa Cruz on Saturday.
Game Time: 7:00 p.m. ET