Morris Almond scores 51 in D-League game

Morris Almond tied the NBA Development League scoring record, pouring in 51 points to lift the Utah Flash to a 118-116 overtime victory over the Austin Toros Friday at the McKay Events Center.

β€œIt all came in the flow of the game.” Almond said of his record-tying offensive performance. β€œI am just happy to be able to get some minutes and contribute. Everybody contributed to this win.”

The Flash (6-5) complete a six game homestand by hosting the Bakersfield Jam on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. The Toros (7-4) return home to face the Tulsa 66ers, after finishing 0-3 on a three-game road trip and dropping from first place in the Southwest Division.

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