Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Slam Look To Regain Scoring Rhythm Against Richmond.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

For the New Mexico Slam, the Richmond Rhythm couldn't have selected a more opportune time to visit Albuquerque than today.

The last time the Rhythm played New Mexico at the Albuquerque Convention Center, the Slam set an International Basketball League record for scoring in a 137-115 victory on Dec. 16.

The Slam, on a two-game slide, need a little bit of that scoring magic now. Richmond has won its last two games heading into a late contest Tuesday at Las Vegas.

Vegas beat New Mexico on back-to-back days before Christmas to push the Slam to the bottom of the Western Division standings.

Although New Mexico played better Saturday in the second game at Las Vegas, going to overtime, the Slam lost again. …

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