WILMINGTON – DECEMBER 9 - The Delaware Blue Coats fell to the Westchester Knicks 113-108 on Friday night at Chase Fieldhouse.
Saben Lee recorded a team-high 26 points, including 16 in the first half, on 9-17 shooting and added three rebounds and four assists.
Julian Champagnie tallied his third double-double of the season, dropping 23 points and 10 rebounds in 36 minutes of play. Michael Foster Jr. also recorded his second double-double of the season, dropping 22 points and 10 rebounds in 33 minutes of play.
MJ Walker led the way for the Knicks, dropping 22 points on 8-14 shooting including five made threes.
Garrison Brooks made his presence felt, dropping 19 points and grabbing 14 rebounds for his tenth double-double of the season. The game saw 11 lead changes and five ties.
The loss drops the Blue Coats down to 5-8 on the season while the Knicks improve to 6-7 in Showcase Cup Play. The Blue Coats will now travel to College Park, Georgia to take on the College Park Skyhawks on Monday December 12. Tipoff is slated for 7:00 p.m.
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 boasted 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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Michael Doctorovitz is a student at Rowan University and contributor for the Delaware Blue Coats. For more of his work, visit TheWhitOnline.com.