LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2012 — Marcus Landry’s huge night wasn’t enough for the Reno Bighorns, who fell to 2-4 on the season after losing to the Los Angeles D-Fenders 113-102 Thursday night.
Landry had a game-high 31 points, going 7-12 from the three-point line. Garrett Temple had a season-high nine assists and Sacramento Kings’ assignee Tyler Honeycutt grabbed eight rebounds.
The Bighorns got off to a hot start, making 10 three-point field goals in the first quarter. Reno led 63-58 at halftime, but was outscored by L.A. 33-18 in the third quarter. The third quarter proved to be the difference as the Bighorns didn’t take the lead again.
Los Angeles Lakers’ assignee, Darius Johnson-Odom, led the D-Fenders with 28 points and nine assists. Forward Gary Flowers added 21 points and blocked five shots.
The Bighorns will face the D-Fenders again this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Fans can catch the game on Youtube.
Reno will return home on January 4th against the Sioux Falls SkyForce.