THE BLACKTOP AT THE O'RENA (2,944 attendance)
OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (2-0)
GAME NOTES: -Oakland shot 57 percent (33-for-58) from the field and has shot above 50 percent in every game this season (exhibitions included). -The Golden Grizzlies made 11 of their first 12 shots to start the the first half (91 percent) -Oakland held a 37-29 rebounding advantage -The Golden Grizzlies held New Orleans to a just three of eight from beyond the arc (38 percent) while Oakland shot 56 percent form the three point line (14 of 25). -Oakland has recorded back-to-back games of six or more blocks -The Black and Gold had 23 assists on 33 field goals made. -Oakland had 27 fast break points, compared to 10 for the Privateers. -The Golden Grizzlies led 46-26 at halftime -Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 907 consecutive games, 9th-best streak in the country -The Last time Oakland did not make a 3-pointer was vs. Wayne State on Jan. 30, 1988
PLAYER NOTES: -Martez Walker led all scorers with 27 points on 10-for-13 shooing, six-for-nine from 3-point range including 17 points in the second half. -Nunn has also recorded back-to-back games of six assists. -Brailen Neely dished out a game-high seven assists -Isaiah Brock went five-for six from the field and has only missed ones field goal all season. -Kendrick Nunn shot nine-for-19 from the field and six of 10 from beyond the arc.
OAK-NEW ORLEANS SERIES NOTES: Oakland now leads the series 1-0.