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The Cruise dropped their second loss in a row after a back-and-forth contest with the Nets.
Long Island, NY. – The Motor City Cruise fought down to the wire Saturday night against the Long Island Nets. The 123-121 loss resulted as the second loss in a row for the Cruise and the eighth straight win for the Nets.
Why It Matters
- Twelve different lead changes throughout the game
- Motor City Cruise record: 5-10, 13th in Eastern Conference
- Long Island Nets record: 14-3, 1st in Eastern Conference
Motor City Cruise By the Numbers
Biggest Lead: Cruise – 5 Nets – 16
Fast Break Points: Cruise – 6 Nets – 18
Free Throws: Cruise 18-20 Nets 7-9
Guard Keifer Sykes: 31 points, 11-17 FGs, 7 assists
Forward David Nwaba: 28 points, 8-12 FGS, 10 rebounds
Guard Jared Rhoden: 16 points, 6-9 FGs, 5 rebounds
Center Jaime Echenique: 16 points, 4-7 FGs, 9 rebounds
The Cruise return home to face the Stockton Kings on Monday February 6.