HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – The Canton Charge (13-22), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, fell on the road to the Windy City Bulls (14-20), 102-96, at the Sears Centre on Friday night.
Chicago Bulls two-way player Antonio Blakeney scored a game-high 29 points on 11-of-19 shooting with seven rebounds in 29 minutes. Jarell Eddie netted 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 41 minutes. Cameron Payne had 13 points, five rebounds and five assists in 23 minutes. Jaylen Johnson finished with 10 points, seven boards and five assists in 38 minutes.
JaCorey Williams led Canton with 24 points to go along with six rebounds in 36 minutes. Roosevelt Jones provided an all-around effort of 10 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and three steals in 35 minutes. Marcus Thornton added 22 points on 6-of-13 from three-point range in 38 minutes. Grant Jerrett scored 13 points and grabbed seven boards in 24 minutes off the bench in his season debut.
The two teams will meet again at the Sears Centre tomorrow night at 8:00 PM. The Charge return home on Wednesday, February 21st vs. the Oklahoma City Blue (Oklahoma City Thunder) at 7:00 PM. 2018-19 Charge Nation Memberships are on sale NOW! Place your $100 per seat initial payment today and receive the rest of the 2017-18 season for FREE in addition to all the other great benefits of being a Charge Nation Member. Visit CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944 to sign up today.
The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
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