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Skyforce Beat Warriors at Pentagon

Skyforce Beat Warriors at Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (24-19) struck first and never trailed in an all-around victory over the Santa Cruz Warriors (21-22) on Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon. After leading by as many as 20 points in the second half, the Skyforce held on for a 119-105 victory, the first of the season against the Warriors. Sioux…

Skyforce Roll Past Memphis at Pentagon

Skyforce Roll Past Memphis at Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce coasted to their fourth straight home victory, defeating the Memphis Hustle 125-102 at the Sanford Pentagon on Tuesday night. The Skyforce (20-17) earned their 20th win of the season and are now tied with the Oklahoma City Blue (20-17) for the Midwest Division lead. Memphis (15-24) sits at the bottom of the…

Mitchell’s Force Playing Better

Mitchell's Force Playing Better

SIOUX FALLS, SD…The Skyforce got a big weekend sweep of the Reno Bighorns, both games in very decisive fashion. Tony Mitchell played a big role in both victories and he says the team is closer to playing better basketball for a complete game. The 2 wins have Nevada Smith’s team now 19-17 for the season with the Memphis Hustle at…

Skyforce Complete Sweep Of Reno

Sioux Falls Wins 110-93

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Briante Weber’s 27 points, 11 rebounds and three steals propelled the Sioux Falls Skyforce to a 110-93 victory over the visiting Reno Bighorns on Saturday night, sweeping the back-to-back set. The Skyforce now sit at 19-17 on the season and have won 10-of-14 games in 2018, while the Bighorns drop to 20-16 on the year.  …

Skyforce Win Big over Reno

Skyforce Win Big over Reno

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce dropped 75 points in the second half alone on Friday night, running away with a 129-104 victory over the Reno Bighorns at the Sanford Pentagon. The win pushes the Skyforce (18-17) above .500 for the first time since the team was 5-4 in late November. Reno (20-15) remains a game behind the…

Walton leads Skyforce past OKC

Walton leads Skyforce past OKC

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Miami HEAT two-way player Derrick Walton Jr. scored a career-high 41 points and added a career-high 11 rebounds to lead the Sioux Falls Skyforce to a 127-118 victory over the Oklahoma City Blue. Walton Jr. shot 14-of-18 from the field (9-11 3FG) and added six assists and three steals in the win. The Skyforce (17-17) trailed…

Force fall despite big early lead against Iowa

Force fall despite big early lead against Iowa

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce got off to a hot start, but fizzled in the second half, losing 112-101 to the Iowa Wolves on Monday night at the Sanford Pentagon. The Skyforce (16-17) fall to 2.5 games behind the Wolves (17-13) and remain in third place in the Midwest Division. Miami HEAT two-way players Derrick Jones Jr….

Briante Weber Back with Skyforce

Briante Weber Back with Skyforce

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that they’ve re-acquired Briante Weber as a returning player. Weber spent the first half of the 2017-18 season as a two-way player for the Houston Rockets. Over the past three seasons, Weber has appeared in 40 NBA games (four starts) for the Memphis Grizzlies, Miami HEAT, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State…

Michael Orris Makes G-League Debut For Agua Caliente In Loss To Skyforce

Sioux Falls Wins 113-103

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  On Friday former South Dakota State Jackrabbit guard Michael Orris was waiting tables in Indianapolis. Sunday he was back in South Dakota making his NBA G-League debut. Best remembered for his game winning shot in the Summit League Tournament Semifinals last March against USD, former Jackrabbit Michael Orris signed with the Los Angeles Clippers G-League affiliate,…

Drew Leads Skyforce past Lakers

Drew Leads Skyforce past Lakers

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Larry Drew II dropped a career-high 29 points, making a career-best eight shots from long distance while adding eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Sioux Falls Skyforce (10-13) past the South Bay Lakers (14-8) on Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon. The Skyforce shot a blistering 11-of-17 from three-point range in the first half,…

Oklahoma City Spoils New Years Eve For Skyforce

Sioux Falls Drops 115-108 Decision

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (9-13) led early, but the Oklahoma City Blue (12-10) controlled the final three periods on their way to a 115-108 victory on Sunday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   After trailing by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter, the Skyforce cut the deficit to just two points, trailing 102-104…

Skyforce Rally Past Northern Arizona In Two Overtimes

Sioux Falls Snaps Four Game Home Losing Streak With 120-118 Win

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (9-12) snapped a four-game home losing streak in their comeback, double-overtime win over the Northern Arizona Suns (7-13) on Friday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   Phoenix Suns two-way player Alec Peters (26 points and eight rebounds) had the hot hand early for the Suns in a back-and-forth first quarter that saw…

Heineman a Finalist for Hall of Fame

Heineman a Finalist for Hall of Fame

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced that long-time owner Greg Heineman was recently named to the 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Ballot as a first-year nominee. Finalists will be announced via press conference during the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, and inductees will be announced during the NCAA Final Four in San Antonio, Texas. Heineman appears as a…

Smith Enjoys the Miami Way

Smith Enjoys the Miami Way

Players and coaches all agree that Sioux Falls is the place to be in the G-League with hopes of making the NBA. And it’s evident the organization gets plenty of support from the Miami Heat, the team’s NBA affiliate which just makes everyone’s job easier. Just ask Nevada Smith who is in his 2nd year as head coach of the…

Skyforce Out-Hustled by Memphis

Skyforce Out-Hustled by Memphis

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (8-12) dropped their fourth straight home game to the Memphis Hustle (8-12), losing 131-115 in what was a wire-to-wire victory for the visiting team. Memphis came out firing in the first half, shooting at a 67.3 percent clip on their way to building a 24-point halftime lead. Durand Scott (25 points, five…

Skyforce Struggles At Pentagon Continue In Loss To Texas

Force Now 3-6 At Home After 122-119 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (8-11) dropped their third straight home game on Saturday night, losing 122-119 in the closing seconds to the Texas Legends (10-10) at the Sanford Pentagon.   Though each team led by double-digits at one point during the game, neither side was able to stay in front for very long in what ended…

Skyforce Drop Fourth Straight

Fall To Iowa 106-99

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (7-9) dropped their fifth home game of the season 106-99 to the Iowa Wolves (6-9) at the Sanford Pentagon on Sunday night.   Minnesota Timberwolves two-way player Anthony Brown (25 points, six rebounds and six assists) and Melo Trimble (24 points, seven assists and five rebounds) paced an Iowa offense that shot…

Rio Grande Valley Stuffs & Sweeps Skyforce

Sioux Falls Drops Saturday Game 134-100

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (4-3) pulled away from the Sioux Falls Skyforce (3-4) in the final period on their way to a lopsided 134-100 win on Saturday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   The Skyforce appeared to be back in rhythm early in the game, holding a brief lead before ending the first quarter tied…