His stepback jumper with 2:46 remaining broke a 107-107 deadlock and put South Bay ahead to stay.
The former Gate City High School star produced an 18-point, 11-rebound, eight-assist, one-steal, one-turnover stat line in South Bay’s 113-99 loss to the Iowa Wolves.
His second 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls expired on Tuesday and the former Gate City High School star has rejoined the South Bay Lakers of the NBA’s G League.
The parent club of the G League’s Windy City Bulls recalled Mac McClung on Thursday as the whirlwind rookie season continues for the former Gate City High School star. The Eastern Conference-leading Chicago Bulls added him back to their roster on the same day the 6-foot-2 guard turned 23 and he’ll be in uniform tonight when they host the Washington Wizards.
The Chicago Bulls sent Gate City High School graduate Mac McClung to their G League affiliate on Tuesday. McClung joins the Windy City Bulls, who play the Motor City Cruise tonight...In college basketball, Emory & Henry won on the women's side, while King lost in a men game. ETSU will open its Southern Conference men's home schedule tonight with VMI.
Mac McClung’s initial foray into the NBA will feature an extended stay.
Yet, there he was for the Chicago Bulls, putting his name between that of George McCloud and CJ McCollum in the directory of all-time NBA players.
The former Gate City High School star scored two points in his NBA Debut on Wednesday night for the Chicago Bulls in their 131-117 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at the United Center.
ATLANTA — DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points, Zach LaVine added 30 and the Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight game, beating the short-handed…
Mac McClung (Gate City) was active for Chicago on Sunday, but didn't play. The Bulls play at Atlanta Monday.
The Chicago Bulls used the NBA’s COVID-19-related hardship allowance to officially sign forward Ersan Ilyasova and guard Mac McClung to 10-day contracts Thursday...Gate City graduate Sarah Thompson scored 10 points, including a pair of 3s, but East Tennessee State dropped to 1-12 with a 56-49 non-conference loss to St. Bonaventure at Brooks Gym.
When Bulls coach Billy Donovan gives McClung the orders to head to the scorer’s table and check in, he’ll become the first local player who attended a public high school in far Southwest Virginia or Northeast Tennessee to appear in a NBA regular-season game in 54 years.
Shams Charania of The Athletic first reported on Tuesday that the Chicago Bulls had signed the Gate City High School guard to a 10-day hardship deal
Mac McClung misfired on a potential game-tying shot on Saturday night for the South Bay Lakers, but the rookie guard could take a bit of solace in that fact he achieved a season-high point total.
Abingdon’s Dalton Minnick and Virginia High’s Orrin King wrestled to runner-up finishes at the Titan Toughman Tournament, which concluded on Saturday at Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke.
The former Gate City High School star scored 22 of his 26 points in the second half in South Bay’s 112-102 G League road win over the Stockton Kings on Friday night.
The former Gate City High School star recorded his first double-double as a pro with 17 points and 10 assists in South Bay’s 139-120 G League victory over the homestanding Salt Lake City Stars on Wednesday night.
East Tennessee State redshirt junior running back Quay Holmes is one of three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, present to the National Offensive Player of the Year in Division I FCS...Mac McClung scored 25 points for the South Bay Lakers on Monday night...The Liberty women's basketball team defeated Virginia Tech by 19 points.
McClung is averaging 20.4 points, 4.9 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals through his first seven games as a pro and has helped South Bay get off to a 6-1 start.
Mac McClung played his sixth game as a member of the G League’s South Bay Lakers on Saturday night and it was his best performance yet.
"There have been highs and lows, but I’ve learned from all of it," McClung said in a telephone interview on Monday. "The more I learn the better I’ll be for it. I’m never going to give up if something goes bad.”
The former Gate City High School star went for a game-high 24 points as the South Bay Lakers earned a 112-105 season-opening victory over the G League Ignite on Friday night at the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, California.
Former Gate City High School star Mac McClung will play his first game for the South Bay Lakers tonight as the team opens the season at home against the G League Ignite...In other local briefs, Cara Taylor became the first West Ridge runner to participate in the Class AAA state cross country meet. Both King (Memphis) and Emory & Henry (Radford) women's basketball programs played NCAA Division 1 exhibition games, both of which resulted in losses.
Mac McClung will begin the 2021-22 season with the Lakers, just not the team in Los Angeles. Jovan Buha of The Athletic reported on Wednesday that the L.A. Lakers waived McClung and that the former Gate City High School star will join the South Bay Lakers, the NBA team’s affiliate in the G League.