Charge Downed By Suns At Showcase

Official Release | January 12, 2018

MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Canton Charge (9-16), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, were defeated by the Northern Arizona Suns (11-14), 119-94, to wrap up their participation in the 2018 NBA G League Showcase.

Archie Goodwin led Northern Arizona with 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists while Mike Young came off the bench to finish with a 20-point, 11-rebound double-double as the Suns outscored the Charge 73-46 in the second and third quarters to earn their fourth-straight victory.  The Suns had the advantage in points in the paint and fast break points, outscoring the Charge 54-46 and 29-19, respectively.

Canton Reserve Kevin Olekaibe scored a team-best 23 points and hauled in seven rebounds with five steals in 35 minutes off the bench.  Caleb Swanigan posted his fifth double-double in seven games on assignment from Portland, scoring 12 points and grabbing 14 rebounds with a pair of steals in 26 minutes.  JaCorey Williams added 16 points, nine boards and two steals in 27 minutes for the Charge.

Canton will host a slew of Stark County kids for hoops & knowledge throughout the annual School Day presented by McDonald’s this Wednesday, January 17th at 11:00 a.m.    For 2017-18 Charge Nation Memberships, offseason events, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to or call 866-444-1944.

For 2017-18 Charge Nation Memberships, group outings, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to or call 866-444-1944.  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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