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The final four games to conclude the Full Package Fall League did not disappoint. The league also saw its first 100-point game and three players hit 30 points in Spencer Foley (35 points), John Konchar (33 points), and Makur Puou (30 points). Ultimately, the Celtics finished 9-0 en route to winning the championship. Team members were Alex Edwards, Udo Agomo, Devon Sams, Julian Torres, Nathan Webb, Roland Griffin, Shakur Triplett, Dana Hawkins, Kenny Williams, and Mark Winston.
Gold Division Championship Bracket
Celtics (48) Warriors (40)
The undersized Warriors did not back down from the towering Celtics. Despite keeping the game close at halftime by a margin of nine, it was a subpar shooting night for the Warriors and 2015 point guard Nick Coleman, who led his team with 13 points. 2015 wing Mark Winston matched Coleman with 13 of his own in his third week of action, and was the only Celtic to score in double figures. More impressive, 10 of the11 Celtics players registered atleast one basket on their way to the championship.
Kings (75) Bulls (57)
It was apparent 2014s Erick Locke and Jovanni Harrell along with their teammates on the Kings took umbrage on the Warriors ripping away their chances in week 7 to earn a perfect record and shot at the championship. The Bulls poured in their usual barrage of 11 threes, but it wasn’t enough as every Kings player scored in double digits, headlined by Jason Gant’s 20. Hurtgen led the Bulls charge with 18.
Gold Division Consolation Bracket
Thunder (85) Bucks (72)
In another battle of size versus speed, the towering Thunder proved too much for 2014 point guard Ryan Cork and the Bucks. 2014 6’9” Makur Puou left his final mark, scoring 30 points in his last game of the fall for the Thunder while 2015 7’0” teammate Akim Nyang followed with 13. Cork finished with 17.
Raptors (63) Cavs (55)
2014 Duante Stephens nearly hit his league leading average of 27.7ppg with 26 for the Raptors. The Cavs were led by Antwoine Locke’s 13 and Elyjah Goss’ 12.
Silver Division Championship Bracket
Blazers (70) Pistons (68)
Despite the Blazers winning the Silver Division Championship, 2014 wing John Konchar put on an offensive show, scoring 33 points for the Pistons. Three players scored 15 for the balanced Bucks: Jake Tuttle, Josh Friesen, and Jack Bronec. Sam Carini also scored 14 for the Bucks.
Suns (63) Knicks (61)
In an amazing back and forth battle, the Suns point guard Max Heeren drilled a pullup jumper with 20 seconds left before the Suns held on for the win. Heeren finished with 18 while the Knicks were paced by Matt Acevedo’s 14.
Silver Division Consolation Bracket
Hawks (73) Lakers (52)
Once again without the inside services of 2016 6’5” Lorenzo Edwards, the Lakers struggled to keep the Hawks out of the paint and off the boards. Cameron Krutwig’s 24 points and Nick Bellich’s 20 for the Hawks far exceeded Grant Levin’s 17 for the Lakers.
Magic (53) Clippers (40)
The Magic’s athleticism contained the Clippers three-point driven offense. A big game by Danny Kim, who scored 22 for the Magic, gave the Magic plenty of room to breathe. Evans led the Clippers with 15.
Bronze Division Consolation Bracket
Rockets (114) Nuggets (44)
In the first 100-point game of the fall, 2015 shooter Spencer Foley scored 35 points followed by Purcell Washington’s 23 and Chris Bolden’s 20 for the Rockets. Joshua Silverman paced the Nuggets with 18.
Bobcats (55) Wizards (38)
The Bobcats avenged their loss to the Wizards. Jaquan Starlin’s 21 points led the Bobcats while Elazar Kolom led the Wizards once again, scoring 13.
Bobcats (W) Hornets (L)
In their first game of the day, the Bobcats received a forfeit win over the Hornets. However, 2016 guard Kris Butler of Whitney Young lead all scorers with 16 points among those who played out the game.