The Bakersfield Jam head to Los Angeles to take on the D-Fenders before heading up to Reno for the D-League Showcase. The Jam are currently the hottest team in the D-League having won five straight games. Bakersfield has defeated Los Angeles in two of the three meetings this season.
The Jam are getting some reinforcements for tonight's game as the Utah Jazz have re-assigned center Rudy Gobert and guard Ian Clark. Both are expected to be in uniform for tonight's game. Gobert averaged 14 points, 13 rebounds and 4.3 blocks in three games during his first assignment. Gobert and Clark join Atlanta Hawks' assignee Jared Cunningham who is averaging 18.6 points and 5.1 assists in nine game with the Jam.
The D-Fenders are led by former Michigan standout Manny Harris who is averaging 28 points a game over his first eight. Harris recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in Thursday's 99-95 win over Reno.
Game date/time: Saturday, January 4, 9:30 p.m. ET
Location: Toyota Sports Center, El Segundo, California