Skyhawks defeat Gold, end winning streak


Grand Rapids Gold hosted Motor City Cruise Tuesday.

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Gold ended its three-game winning streak on Tuesday when the College Park Skyhawks won 120-94.

Between shooting woes and the Gold’s inability to take care of the ball resulting in 21 turnovers, the Skyhawks maintained a double digit lead for majority of the game.

NBA veteran Kenneth Faried dominated the offensive end for the Gold, earning a team-high 23 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Nik Staukas returned to the Gold’s roster after a brief stint with the Miami Heat, earning 20 points, seven rebounds and three assists.

The Gold is off to Delaware to prepare for a match against the Blue Coats on Sunday at the Chase Fieldhouse. Tipoff is at 3 p.m. Watch live on

The Skyhawks are heading to Greensboro to get ready to face off with the Swarm on Friday.

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