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Blue Coats Fall to Vipers in Game 2

Brianna Mac Kay /April 15, 2022

[caption id="attachment_2072" align="aligncenter" width="750"]Karim Mane Karim Mane finished Game 2 of the G League Finals with 20 points | Photo Credit: Joey Nicolo[/caption]

Thursday night, the Coats hosted the Vipers in Wilmington for game 2, falling short, 131-114, after coming up short against the Western Conference Champions, 145-128, in Game 1 of the best-of-three series on Tuesday. The loss ends their 2021-22 campaign.

With two of the team's regular starters, Charlie Brown Jr. and Jaden Springer, put on the inactive list ahead of the opening tip, the Vipers were able to take a huge lead right out of the gate, and finished the first quarter up 43-28.

Starting in place of Brown Jr., Karim Mane contributed with 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. Myles Powell scored 28 points off the bench.


The Blue Coats will be going into the 2022-23 NBA G League season as one of the teams to beat after two consecutive Finals appearances.

Brianna Mac Kay is a student at Rowan University and contributor for the Delaware Blue Coats. To read more of her work, visit University The Whit