Spurs late comeback attempt gets clipped by Red Claws

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PORTLAND – After weather postponed their initially scheduled matchup, the Maine Red Claws won the weather-delayed contest on Monday night, beating the Austin Spurs by a final score of 111-108.

Armed with a five point halftime lead, the Red Claws shot a scorching 67 percent from the field in the third quarter to take a 20 point lead heading into the final frame.

Austin made a comeback behind Jeff Ledbetter’s career-high 30 points, but Darrun Hilliard’s game-tying 3-point attempt would fall short as the Spurs dropped their second in a row.

AUSTIN LEADERS

Ledbetter: 30 points (8/16 3PT), 3 steals
Hilliard: 19 points, 6 rebounds, 7 steals
Jaron Blossomgame: 17 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Olivier Hanlan: 17 points, 6 assists
Amida Brimah: 13 rebounds

MAINE LEADERS

Guerschon Yabusele: 32 points, 8 rebounds
Trey Davis: 22 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists
Kadeem Allen: 18 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists
Anthony Bennett: 15 points, 11 rebounds

HIGHLIGHTS

UP NEXT

Austin Spurs (15-12) vs. Northern Arizona Suns (11-14)
H-E-B Center at Cedar Park — Cedar Park, TX
7:30 p.m. CST — Facebook Live

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