Former Sooner Taylor Griffin & Santa Cruz Beat 66ers
TULSA, Okla. -
The Tulsa 66ers fell to the Santa Cruz Warriors, 105-90, on Saturday night at the SpiritBank Event Center.
Rasual Butler led Tulsa with 22 points and five rebounds. Fellow NBA veteran Chris Quinn scored 18 while distributing nine assists.
Ron Anderson and Hollis Thompson both scored 10 points off the bench.
The 66ers collected 22 assists and both teams grabbed 41 rebounds.
Tulsa (15-13) held a 50-48 advantage at the half before Santa Cruz (17-9) outscored the 66ers 28-21 in the third quarter and 29-19 in the fourth.
Saturday's contest was Tulsa's sixth game in a nine-day stretch. During that time, Tulsa went 4-2.
"I saw a lot of positive things in the past two weeks," said Tulsa Head Coach Darko Rajakovic. "The guys worked really hard and played some really good games. I think we improved our game in general. There are still a lot of things we can continue to build on and improve. We now have six days to rest, practice, and tweak some things in our game."