Clarkson led the D-Fenders with 35 points, shooting 16 of 23 from the field, and 11 assists.
Black, who was claimed by the Lakers off waivers from the
The Bighorns fell one point short of tying the
The D-Fenders scored 98 points in the first half alone in the losing effort.
Brady Heslip led the Bighorns with 35 points. Formerly with the
The Lakers have three affiliate players with the D-Fenders who all went through training camp but were cut before the Lakers set their roster for opening night. Roscoe Smith had 32 points and 15 rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season. Jabari Brown scored 26 while
Both Clarkson and Black were recalled by the Lakers (10-23) after the game and are expected to be in uniform on Sunday night when team hosts the
The team has since added forward-center