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O’Brien lifts AC Clippers to win over Lakeland Magic

By in Press Enterprise on February 4, 2018

By Sports Staff

JJ O’Brien led the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario with 26 points in their 121-110 victory over the Lakeland Magic in an NBA G League game Saturday at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Fla.

O’Brien, a forward from San Diego State, went 10 for 16 from the field and 6 for 7 from the free-throw line. He added five rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block.

Forward LaDontae Henton followed with 25 points and six rebounds. Henton went 3 for 7 from beyond the arc.

The Clippers outshot Lakeland 43-37 from the field and shot 42 percent from the 3-point range to help them get the victory. They also picked up 30 defensive rebounds compared to the Magic’s 23.

Agua Caliente is 17-18, in fourth place in the Pacific Division.

Forward DeAndre Daniels contributed 16 points and three rebounds. Meanwhile, Tyler Roberson had 15 points and a game-high eight rebounds.

Lakeland (16-16) was led by Rodney Purvis with 27 points off 5-for-11 on 3-point shots.


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