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ADAM CAPORN NAMED NBA G LEAGUE COACH OF THE MONTH AND CRAIG RANDALL II NAMED NBA G LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE MONTH

By LONG ISLAND NETS PR | March 1, 2022

LONG ISLAND (March 1, 2022) – The NBA G League announced today that Long Island Nets Head Coach Adam Caporn was named NBA G League Coach of the Month and forward Craig Randall II was named NBA G League Player of the Month for games played in February. Caporn and Randall II are the first head coach/player duo in franchise history to earn Coach of the Month and Player of the Month honors in the same month. The recognition marks the first Player of the Month and second NBA G League Coach of the Month honor in Long Island Nets history and the first for Caporn and Randall II.

 

Caporn led Long Island to an 8-2 month, with the Nets’ eight victories marking the most wins for the month of February in franchise history and second-most wins across the league in February. During that span, the team ranked fourth in 3-pointers made (131) and ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (.350) and ninth in offensive rebounds per game (12.3). On the defensive end, the Nets held their opponents to 106.0 points per game, the third-lowest opponent points per game in the league in February. Long Island scored 100 or more points against all opponents in February for the fourth time in franchise history. The Nets won their last six games in February, tying for the longest win streak in the NBA G League this season. Long Island currently stands fifth in the Eastern Conference and eighth in the league overall with a record of 14-8.

 

In nine games in February (all starts), Randall II averaged 25.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 7.8 assists in 41.2 minutes per game while leading Long Island to an 8-1 record in those nine contests, as the team went 8-2 overall for the month. Among players who appeared in eight or more games in February, the Ohio native’s 25.0 points per game ranked third in the NBA G League, and his 7.8 assists per game ranked fourth. His 43 3-pointers made in February ranked second in the league, while his 82 field goals made tied for seventh. The 25-year-old scored 20 or more points in eight out of nine contests and 30 or more points in three games while leading Long Island in scoring five times. On Feb. 12 at Windy City, Randall II recorded his first triple-double of his NBA G League career and the first for Long Island this season with 25 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in 42 minutes. In 21 games this season, Randall II has averaged 26.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 40.6 minutes per game.  He leads Long Island in points per game, assists per game and 3-pointers made per game (4.8). Randall II also ranks first in the NBA G League 3-pointers made (100) and fourth in points per game.

 

All-Time Nets Coach of the Month Honorees:

Adam Caporn – Feb. 2022

Will Weaver – March 2019

 

All-Time Nets Player of the Month Honorees:

Craig Randall II – Feb. 2022

 

 

About the Long Island Nets

The Long Island Nets are the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets. The team was founded ahead of the 2016-17 season and plays its home games at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. Following a record-setting 2018-19 season, Long Island made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, won the Eastern Conference Championship and reached the NBA G League Finals. For more information, please visit longislandnets.com and follow @longislandnets on Twitter and Instagram.

 

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