After a fourth quarter collapse that led to an overtime loss against the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the Finals opener, the Austin Toros made sure that there will be a Game 3 on Saturday.
The Toros opened the game strong, and finished the first quarter leading 30-15.
The D-Fenders cut the lead to 38-49 at halftime, but Austin pulled away in the third, outscoring Los Angeles 30-20 and entered the fourth quarter with a 79-58 advantage.
Julian Wright and league MVP Justin Dentmon led the Toros with 26 points apiece, Terrance Woodbury added 17, while Ronald Murray chipped in 16 points in the series tying 113-94 victory.
Malcolm Thomas, who grabbed a Finals record 25 rebounds in Game 1, led the D-Fenders with 18 points and 14 boards, Orien Greene added 17 points and eight rebounds, and Elijah Millsap was held to 14 points after exploding for 33 points in the series opener.
The Toros and D-Fenders will meet again Saturday for the winner take all NBA D-League championship title match.
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