Young Import Malcolm Hill Took Over the Game and Carried Star Hotshots to Victory Against Winless Alaska
Alaska could not find the aces as they suffered another grievous defeat against the surging Star Hotshots.
Malcolm Hill, the 21 year old import from Illinois performed as expected and led the team in points and rebounds.
During the post game interview, he mentioned that he was told by the coaches that he needed to be aggressive and produce right away. The young player was confident in answering questions and even noted that he is the 3rd leading scorer when he was in college.
Hill got help from the locals including Paul Lee who scored 18 and Ian Sangalang who contributed 16 points. Star Hotshots was shooting at 50% while Alaska was shooting at 44%. Star Hotshots also out rebounded Alaska 48 against 36. The Hotshots also shared the ball more with 20 team assists against 14 of the Aces.
Aces lost three games in a row this conference. Alaska Import Henton scored 34 points, Banchero got 21 points and the rest of the Aces had single digit scores.