The Santa Cruz Warriors made their G League debut Friday night with a 125-114 victory over the Stockton Kings at Caesars Permanente Arena. A pair of Golden State Warriors rookies.
Jackson Davis’ efficiency was impressive, as he scored a game-high 28 points on 11-of-13 shooting in his Santa Cruz debut, while also adding 12 rebounds for a double-double.
The rookie big man set the tone early with a powerful transition dunk less than a minute into the first quarter.
Bodemski also left a deep impression. He scored 24 points on 10 of 18 shots, including a 60% shooting rate on 5 three-pointers.
The rookie guard out of Santa Clara University also had seven rebounds and four assists while showing off an incredible amount of originality on offense that has set the NBA on fire early in his first professional season. level of concern of many people.
That included an impressive three-pointer in the first quarter, where Podziemski showed great body control through contact in mid-air, securing shots and fouls while extending Santa Cruz’s lead.
The highly touted duo combined for 52 points and made 21 of 31 field goals while grabbing 19 rebounds and all of their attempts from the free throw line.
With head coach Steve Kerr in attendance, the pair of rookies filled up the stat sheet while playing a high-IQ brand of basketball that will surely give them Recalled to NBA lineup immediately.