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By Rio Grande Valley Vipers Staff /March 24, 2023

Edinburg, Texas (March 23, 2023) – The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (17-14), the NBA G League affiliate of the Houston Rockets, defeated the Santa Cruz Warriors (17-14) 121-111 on Thursday night at Bert Ogden Arena. 

The first five minutes of the game consisted of a back-and-forth battle between both teams. With 7:02 to go the game was tied 13-13, but RGV took over the remainder of the quarter which allowed the team to walk away with a 36-26 lead at the end of the first. 

RGV continued to extend its lead in the second quarter and sent the game into halftime with a score of 67-57. The Vipers continued with the lead throughout the third quarter and sent the game into the fourth with a 100-84 advantage. 

During the fourth quarter RGV sealed the deal and walked away with a 121-111 victory. 

Houston Rockets Two-Way player Darius Days paved the way for the Vipers with 29 points. Houston Rockets assignment TyTy Washington Jr. posted a triple-double with 19 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds. Jalen Lecque, Ray Spalding and Houston Rockets Two-Way player Trevor Hudgins all finished with 13 points each. Willie Cauley-Stein put up 12 points. 

The Vipers return to the court on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. CT to take on the Long Island Nets at Bert Ogden Arena. For more information visit