The Iowa Energy fought their way to a 123-106 win over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in Game One of the NBDL Finals. The Energy were led by Curtis Stinson who finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists.
The Energy fell behind in the first half but exploded in the third quarter, scoring 29 points and holding the Vipers to only 9. The third quarter burst was enough to let the Energy cruise through the fourth quarter to a Game One win.
Game 2 will be Wednesday in Iowa.
Curtis Stinson: 29 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists
Moses Ehambe: 26 points, 6 rebounds
Stefhon Hannah: 20 points, 10 assists, 9 rebounds
Mouhammad Faye: 22 points, 9 rebounds
Jerel McNeal: 20 points, 8 rebounds