Sioux Falls Skyforce

Two Skyforce Rookies Make All-NBA G League Honors

Sioux Falls Yante Maten and Duncan Robinson make All-NBA G League Honors

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Two Skyforce rookies were recognized today for their fantastic seasons. Two-way players Duncan Robinson and Yante Maten were named to All-NBA G League teams and the G League All Rookies team. Maten made All-NBA G League second team, while Robinson made the second team. Maten started in thirty games this season averaging 23.5 points and 9.6 rebounds. He…

Skyforce Lose 10th Straight & End Home Schedule With Loss To Memphis

Sioux Falls Eliminated From Playoff Contention After 116-101 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Memphis Hustle (27-21) handed the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-24) their 10th-straight loss on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 116-101 at the Sanford Pentagon. The Force have now lost 14-of-15 games, and were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention in the defeat.   The Force were able to jump out to an early 19-15 lead…

Skyforce Fall To Salt Lake City & Lose Ninth Straight

Fading Force Lose 141-114

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Salt Lake City Stars (26-21) handed the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-23) its ninth-straight loss on Friday evening by a final score of 141-114 at the Sanford Pentagon. The Force’s woes continue, now losers of 13 of its last 14 games.   Utah Jazz assignee Grayson Allen (22 points, 5-9 3PA) scored seven of the first…

Grand Rapids Drive Keep Skyforce Stuck In Neutral

Sioux Falls Loses 107-91, Dropping Their 5th Straight

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Grand Rapids Drive (21-20) never trailed and led by as many as 41 points before ultimately earning a 107-91 victory over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-19) on Friday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   Todd Withers (14 points) outscored the Skyforce by himself in the opening period, scoring 11 of his 14 points in the…

Skyforce Lose to Bulls Despite 31 From Purvis

Skyforce Lose to Bulls Despite 31 From Purvis

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Windy City Bulls (22-19) fended off a late comeback attempt by the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-18) to earn a 116-111 victory on Wednesday night at the Sanford Pentagon. With the loss, the Force have now dropped four-straight games and have lost eight of their last nine contests in total. Windy City led by as many…

Skyforce Fall North Of The Border

Sioux Falls Loses To Raptors 905 119-102

CANADA  —  Raptors 905 (24-16) used a balanced attack to defeat the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-17) 119-102, Sunday afternoon. The 905 received 20-point efforts from three players, led by Jordan Loyd who recorded a near triple-double with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. MiKyle McIntosh chipped in 24 points, while Jordan Howard rounded out the effort, leading all bench…

Stockton Stops Skyforce

Force Lose 126-107

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Stockton Kings (21-13) led by as many as 24 points on their way to a 126-107 victory over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-15) on Saturday night at the Sanford Pentagon. Kings forward Cameron Reynolds scored 29 points to lead the way for the visitors.   After the Skyforce built an early five-point lead in the…

Weber Leaves Force for Greece

Weber Leaves Force for Greece

SIOUX FALLS, SD… One of the Skyforce most exciting players in franchise history is leaving the team to play professionally in Greece. Weber has had several stints with the team and has become a fan favorite because of how hard he plays. “I’m just me, I can’t really explain it. I’m different from every other player. I’m pretty much going to…

Oklahoma City Deals Skyforce Fourth Straight Loss

Sioux Falls Loses 130-117

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Oklahoma City Blue (25-9) earned a 130-117 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (22-14) behind a career outing from two-way player Deonte Burton on Sunday afternoon. Burton led Oklahoma City with a career-high 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting, adding five rebounds, a career-high-tying five steals and three assists. Oklahoma City controlled most of the second half,…

Skyforce Shot Down by Stars at Pentagon

Skyforce Shot Down by Stars at Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (22-12) dropped their second consecutive game on Wednesday night at the Sanford Pentagon against the Salt Lake City Stars (16-15) by a final score of 116-114. Charles Cooke III (23 points, 8-14 FGA) guided the Force to an early 18-4 lead over the Stars on his way to scoring double-digit points for…

Liggins a Leader for Skyforce

Liggins a Leader for Skyforce

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Skyforce had very high expectations out of camp with so much great young talent on their roster. But every great team has veteran leadership and that’s exactly what Deandre Liggins brings to the table for Nevada Smith. The Skyforce veteran has also played in the NBA and even started games along-side LeBron James. Liggins wants to…

Skyforce Out-scored by Vipers 141-133

Skyforce Out-scored by Vipers 141-133

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (22-11) fell to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (22-10) by a final score of 141-133 on Monday night at the Sanford Pentagon. Rio Grande Valley’s Michael Frazier scored 18 of his game-high 43 points in the final quarter to close the door on Sioux Falls.  The Vipers jumped out to a 22-point…

Depth Has Skyforce Offense Near The Top Of The G-League

Skyforce Have The League's Second Highest Scoring Offense At 117 Points Per Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Skyforce return home tonight from their eastern road trip on a five game win streak. It’s the start of a busy week that will see the 22-10 Force play four games, three of which will be at the Pentagon.  We’ve talked all year about the talent and depth on the team and it…

Skyforce Stop Westchester To Win 5th Straight

Sioux Falls Wins 121-113

WHITE PLAINS, NY – January 26, 2019 – The Westchester Knicks (19-14), the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, fell to the Sioux Falls Skyforce (22-10), 121-113, Saturday evening at the Westchester County Center.   After the Knicks mounted a nine-point halftime lead, Sioux Falls put together a strong third quarter to keep within striking distance…

Skyforce Down Delaware

Sioux Falls Wins Fourth Straight 134-123

WILMINGTON – JAN. 25, 2019 – The Delaware Blue Coats (10-16), the NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, dropped an up-and-down affair to the Sioux Falls Skyforce (21-10), 134-123, on Friday night in the second-ever game at the all-new 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington.   Cameron Oliver led all scorers with a career-high 28 points on 11-14 shooting, including…

Robinson’s 24, Weber’s 22 Lead Force to 20th Win of Season

Robinson's 24, Weber's 22 Lead Force to 20th Win of Season

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (20-10) snapped the Santa Cruz Warriors’ (22-7) six-game winning streak on Tuesday evening at the Sanford Pentagon by a final score of 103-96. With the win, the Skyforce are now 4-1 when holding opponents under 100 points this season.  Both teams came out slow to start the game, but a 12-2 run…

Skyforce Rally Past Iowa 133-122

Skyforce Rally Past Iowa 133-122

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (19-10) won their fourth game in five tries with a 133-122 victory over Midwest Division opponent Iowa Wolves (9-18) on Wednesday evening at the Sanford Pentagon.  The Wolves got off to a hot start, as they sunk the Skyforce into a 25-5 hole late in the first quarter. Sioux Falls shot just…

HIGHLIGHTS: Terry and Cooke Combine for 62 Pts in Win Over OKC

  SIOUX FALLS, SD – Charles Cooke III and Emanuel Terry scored 31 points apiece to lead the Sioux Falls Skyforce (18-10) to a 119-107 victory over the Oklahoma City Blue (20-7) on Sunday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   In what was a back-and-forth affair, the Skyforce finally managed to create some separation late in the fourth quarter behind…

Skyforce Rookie Appreciates His Teammates

Skyforce Rookie Appreciates His Teammates

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Skyforce have certainly been fortunate to get such great efforts from their 2-way contract players with the Miami Heat. One is rookie Duncan Robinson of Michigan who had his coach raving about his outside shooting before the season even started. He’s done nothing to disappoint Nevada Smith averaging 20 points per contest and having numerous big…

Palo and Teammates Enjoying Style of Play with Force

Palo and Teammates Enjoying Style of Play with Force

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Skyforce have always stressed defense since starting their relationship with the Miami Heat. But when they hired Nevada Smith you wondered if that might change a bit after his previous G-League team (RV Vipers) had scored record numbers of points. To the delight of Bubu Palo and his teammates, the Force have combined the two strategies…