COATS ROLL THROUGH TEXAS 148-116
March 15, 2023
WILMINGTON – MARCH 14, 2023 – The Delaware Blue Coats (20-8) defeated the Texas Legends (6-21) 148-116 on Tuesday night at Chase Fieldhouse. Delaware has clinched a playoff berth for the third consecutive year.
Louis King and Mac McClung led the dominant win for the Coats, scoring 27 points apiece. King went 9-10 from the floor, including 7-8 from beyond the arc in just 20 minutes of play.
went 9-13, including 3-5 from three, to go along with eight assists in just under 24 minutes of action. Justin Smith dropped 20 off the bench alongside Jared Brownridge (14) and Braxton Key (12) in the second unit.
For the Legends, Justin Jackson dropped 24 points on 8-16 shooting, including 6-9 from three, while also grabbing nine rebounds and dishing out five assists.
The two teams will match up again on Thursday morning at Chase Fieldhouse for Blue Coats Education Day. The tip-off is slated for 11:00 AM.
ABOUT THE DELAWARE BLUE COATS:
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.
ABOUT THE NBA G LEAGUE:
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.
Get your Coats on.