Tacko Watch: Fall returns for Red Claws, Carsen Edwards makes debut

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By WEEI 93.7

After he missed some time due to a bone bruise on his right knee, Tacko Fall was back on the floor for the Red Claws on Friday. Maine won 127-121 against the Iowa Wolves (Minnesota).

He only logged 14 minutes, but Fall still finished with 13 points on 5-for-8 shooting (2-for-2 at the free-throw line). Fall also had five rebounds and two blocked shots.

Regarding his rim protection: Iowa’s bigs seemed more intimidated by Fall than their guards — specifically, Jordan McLaughlin. The point guard both blew past Fall on one possession in the second quarter, then drained a fadeaway in the paint against the Celtics’ two-way player soon after. Opposing teams could look for that sort of mismatch in the future if Fall cannot adjust.

. @tackofall99 is BACK!!! #CrustaceanNation pic.twitter.com/Vs6P9dTUyX

— Maine Red Claws (@maineredclaws) December 14, 2019

Carsen Edwards got some much needed time. He scored 17 points in 28 minutes of action.

After a slow start, Edwards finished 6-for-14 from the floor, but he only went 2-for-9 from three (2-for-2 at the free-throw line).

. @Cboogie_3's first 3 points with the Red Claws! #CrustaceanNation pic.twitter.com/Uh7g4AfAx0

— Maine Red Claws (@maineredclaws) December 14, 2019

And 1! @Cboogie_3 #CrustaceanNation pic.twitter.com/ZOZP7gU8ja

— Maine Red Claws (@maineredclaws) December 14, 2019

Both Romeo Langford and Tremont Waters scored eight points apiece.

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