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January 25, 2023

WILMINGTON – JANUARY 24, 2023 – The Delaware Blue Coats (7-4) defeated the Lakeland Magic (8-5) 123-105 on Tuesday night at Chase Fieldhouse.

76ers assignee Jaden Springer scored 21 points on 8-19 shooting to go along with five rebounds, four steals, and two blocks. Braxton Key added his sixth double-double of the season off the bench, dropping 14 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in 24 minutes of play. Mac McClung and Julian Champagnie scored 19 and 15 points, respectively.

Justin Smith tallied 20 points on 10-12 shooting to go along with eight rebounds and two blocks.

File Photo: Delaware Blue Coats guard JADEN SPRINGER (11) handles the ball during a game between the Delaware Blue Coats and the Greensboro Swarm Friday, Jan. 06, 2023; at the Chase Fieldhouse in Wilmington, DE. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Jay Scrubb led the Magic dropping 35 points, 25 in the second half, on 14-27 shooting while adding eight rebounds in 34 minutes of play. Caleb Houston contributed off the bench, dropping 23 points and grabbing eight rebounds.

The Blue Coats are on the road next and return home again on February 11. Next up, the team hits the road to Birmingham on Wednesday, February 1 to face the Squadron. Tipoff is slated for 8:00 p.m. on ESPN+.


The Delaware Blue Coats are the official NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers. The team plays its home games at the all-new Chase Fieldhouse in Wilmington, Delaware. For ticket information, visit WWW.BLUECOATS.TEAM []. The Delaware Blue Coats organization is a Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment property.



The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, training, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory.  Featuring 30 teams, 28 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises for 2022-23, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.  A record 47 percent of all players on 2022-23 NBA opening night rosters boast NBA G League experience.  In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players, and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.


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