Traveling through the states, playing good basketball, and collecting victories. That's what these Energy guys are doing.
3-0 and two more games ahead on the road, before playing in Des Moines on December 6 for the first time this season. And I can't imagine how excited Iowa Energy fans must be. But it's normal. This team is really good.
Whiteside, Wilkins, Christopher, Garret, and Lucas are an awesome D-League starting five. Add to that the energy that the bench unit carries day in and day out into the practices and games (they really don't play a lot of minutes) via the two Memphis Tigers products Henderson-Niles and Hall, the small guys McCall and Smith, and Birdman 2.0, I mean, Warren, and that's what you have when you have a perfectly good basketball D-League team.
Check out their performances in the game against the Skyforce:
Hasaan Whiteside: 24 points (11-12 FG), 16 rebounds, and 4 blocks.
Damien Wilkins: 23 points (10-17 FG), 7 rebounds, and 9 assists.
Patrick Christopher: 22 points (5-8 3PT) and 5 assists.
Kalin Lucas: 17 points (8-19 FG), 6 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Diante Garret: The man of the game with 25 points (7-9 3PT), 5 rebounds, and 5 assists.
And take a sweet look at the D-League Central Division standings:
Next game on the road on Saturday, November 29 against the Grant Rapid Drive.
Energy win!! Final score 124-104. The Energy are now 3-0. Garrett leading scorer w/ 25 pts. Home opener Dec. 6 at WFA.— Iowa Energy (@iowaenergy) November 23, 2014