JONATHAN Kuminga continued to tear it up for Ignite as it remained undefeated with a 109-103 escape from Oklahoma City Saturday (Manila time) at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando.
The Congolese guard impressed in this second game for the select team, doing it all with his 24 points on 7-of-15 shooting clip, alongside five rebounds, four assists, two steals, and one block to guide his side to a 2-0 record.
Jalen Green was equally effective, pouring 11 of his 21 points in the third quarter, as he shot an efficient 8-of-12 field goal while also grabbing five boards.
Ignite stared at a 96-94 deficit with 3:48 remaining when it went on a 15-7 finishing kick and coolly sank seven freebies in the clutch to out the game away for good.
NBA veteran Jarrett Jack was also instrumental for Ignite, chipping in 16 points, nine rebounds, and three steals, as Isaiah Todd got 12 points and seven boards in the win.
Ignite turns its attention to Raptors 905 (Sunday, Manila time) as it seeks to grab win no. 3 and keep its spot at the top of the NBA G League standings.
Filipino center Kai Sotto, meanwhile, remains in the country, seeking to begin his seniors career with Gilas Pilipinas as the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers has been re-scheduled once again in Clark in a still to be determined date.
Chasson Randle carried the Blue with 22 points and three rebounds, while Moses Brown added 20 points, eight rebounds, and four blocks in the defeat.