WILMINGTON – NOVEMBER 27, 2022 – The Delaware Blue Coats (3-5), NBA G League Affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, dropped a Sunday matinee to the Maine Celtics (7-1), 132-123, at Chase Fieldhouse.
Mac McClung led the Blue Coats with 26 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Patrick McCaw dropped 21 points including four trifectas, and Skylar Mays added 20.
Maine devised a balanced attack, with eight players scoring in double figures. Mfiondu Kabengele and Denzel Valentine paved the way with 17 points apiece. The Celtics led by as many as 30, but Delaware outscored their opponent 76-62 after the halftime break.
Delaware’s homestand continues Tuesday in a rematch against Maine at 7:00 p.m., followed by a visit from Raptors 905 Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Both games will air nationally on ESPN+ and locally on DETV 28. Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM will have the radio call.
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.
Get your Coats on.