Brooklyn Nets two-way guard Milton Doyle was selected to the Midseason All-NBA G League East Team.
Doyle has averaged a team-high 22.3 points, along with 5.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.6 steals in 34.9 minutes per game. His 22.3 points per game are tied for sixth-most in the NBA G League this season, and he has scored in double figures in all but one of his 27 games, including four games of 30 or more points, 19 games of 20 or more points and two double-doubles.
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LONG ISLAND (December 26, 2017) – The Long Island Nets (14-7), the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, defeated the Erie BayHawks (7-13) 96-90 on Tuesday night at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. It was the first of three meetings between the two clubs this season.
Forward Thomas Wimbush (Seen in photo below) led the way for the Nets with a game-high 27 points, nine rebounds and two assists in 32 minutes off the bench. He scored 16 points the fourth quarter alone when he shot .625 (5-of-8) from the field. Wimbush shot .588 (10-of-17) from the field overall in the win.
The Nets began the game down by nine but rallied to end the first quarter tied up at 26 apiece. Despite trailing by as many as 22 points through the third quarter, guard Jeremy Senglin drained a three with just under three minutes remaining in the game to give the Nets their first lead of the night, 85-84. Long Island proceeded to outscore Erie 29-12 in the fourth for the comeback victory.
Erie center Jeremy Evans registered a double-double with a team-high 22 points and 15 rebounds in 31 minutes. He shot .889 (8-of-9) from the field and 1.000 (2-of-2) from 3-point range for the visitors. Forwards Jaylen Morris (14 points) and Raphiael Putney (21 points), and guard Craig Sword (10 points) also scored in double figures for the BayHawks.
Long Island guard Charlie Marquardt (Seen in photo below) made his professional debut in the Nets’ victory and made a 3-pointer as his first shot attempt to help start the Nets rally late in the game.
The Nets play their next game at home against the Westchester Knicks on Friday, December 29, at 7 p.m. ET. Right after the Long Island Nets’ High School showcase featuring;
The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, have acquired guard Charlie Marquardt from the available player pool.
Marquardt (6’3”, 185) participated in Long Island’s local player tryout on September 30 and joined the team for training camp before being waived on October 27.
Prior to joining the Nets, Marquardt played four seasons (2013-17) at Molloy College on Long Island. In 28 games (all starts) as a senior, he recorded averages of 21.9 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 2.2 steals in 35.9 minutes per game. The Rockaway Beach, N.Y., native led the East Coast Conference in scoring last season en route to All-Conference First Team honors and set a single-game record in the ECC Finals when he scored 51 of Molloy’s 86 points on March 5 against Saint Thomas Aquinas College. He also led Molloy in scoring, 3-point field goal percentage (.411) and free throw percentage (.912) as a senior.
Long Island Nets to Honor Julius “Dr. J” Erving and the return of Long Island’s J.J.Moore at Season Opener on November 4
LONG ISLAND (October 26, 2017) – The Long Island Nets will honor legendary player Julius “Dr. J” Erving and the Village of Hempstead Mayor Don Ryan at their season opener on Saturday, November 4, when the Nets host the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
During the game, Erving will present Mayor Ryan with the Long Island Nets’ first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. Ryan will be recognized for his community contributions as a local civic leader, coach, and teacher. Ryan coached and mentored Erving, who was 12 at the time, while volunteering as the Biddy Basketball coach at the Salvation Army’s Hempstead headquarters.
In conjunction with the season-long celebration of bringing professional basketball back to Long Island, the Long Island Nets will be retiring Erving’s #32 jersey for the first time ever at the Coliseum. Erving spent three years with the New York Nets, winning two ABA championships in 1974 and 1976 at the Coliseum, and earning the MVP Award three times. The jersey retirement ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes prior to tipoff. The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a replica Dr. J jersey mini banner to commemorate the celebration.