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Britney Wynn /November 20, 2023

BIRMINGHAM, AL, (Nov. 19, 2023) - The Texas Legends (2-2) continued their road trip with a visit to Birmingham and handed the Squadron (3-1) their first loss of the season 119-105.

The game stayed close for the first three quarters.  Birmingham went on a 12-2 run midway through the first to take their largest lead of the game (+10) eight minutes in.  Texas responded with a 14-2 run to gain a 25-23 edge at the buzzer.  The Squadron would tie it up two more times before the break but the Legends stayed in control.  Back-to-back threes from Jelly Walker gave Texas their largest lead of the half (+10) and helped them maintain a five-point advantage heading into the locker room.  Joe Wieskamp powered out 10 of his 15 points in the fourth as Texas hit a 21-10 run to build up an 18-point lead.    Texas answered every comeback attempt and held onto the double-digit gap through the final seconds.

AJ Lawson led the Legends with 24 points while Jelly Walker knocked down 6-of-11 outside for 22 points, 5 assists.  Greg Brown III finished with 19 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 blocks, and Joe Wieskamp added 15 points, 3 rebounds.  Theo Pinson tallied 12 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, and 2 steals, and Dexter Dennis wrapped up the double figures with 10 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists. 

Devin Cannady led the Squadron with 24 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists, and Trey Jemison grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds.  Landers Nolley finished with 19 points, 8 rebounds, and Jalen Crutcher and Dereon Seabron added 15 points each.  Texas stays in Birmingham for a rematch Tuesday at 7pm before returning home to host Mexico City in a back-to-back Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-25.  For tickets or information call 214-469-0822 or visit