BLUE COATS ADVANCE: DELAWARE BEATS CAPITAL CITY, HEADS TO EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL
March 31, 2023
WILMINGTON – MARCH 30, 2023 – The Delaware Blue Coats defeated the Capital City Go-Go, 104-99, to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2023 NBA G League Playoffs presented by Google Pixel. Delaware has reached the Conference Final for the third consecutive year, having won the pennant in both 2021 and 2022. The Blue Coats await the result of Friday’s Eastern Semifinals matchup between Long Island and Cleveland.
Jaden Springer scored 24 points, six rebounds, and three steals to lead the way for the Coats. Mac McClung poured in 20 points and pulled down five boards, while Michael Foster Jr. (16), Louis King (14), and Braxton Key (12) rounded out the scoring.
The Blue Coats had 19 steals as a team, with three players tallying three swipes, including King, Springer, and Justin Smith. Delaware had 21 fast-break points and shot 45 percent from the field. Capital City was led by Jules Bernard with 25 points.
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.