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Recap: OKC Blue dominate Texas Legends in massive 145-94 win

After a week off, the G League’s OKC Blue returned to action in a dominant 145-94 win over the Texas Legends on Tuesday. The home win improved the Blue’s record to 8-9 on the season.

The Blue built a 28-25 lead following the first quarter. A 42-point second quarter gave OKC a 70-61 halftime lead. The dam broke in the third quarter: The Blue outscored the Legends, 34-16. The Blue entered the final frame holding a 104-77 lead. A 41-17 fourth-quarter scoring advantage led to the eye-popping 51-point margin of victory. OKC outscored Texas, 75-33, in the second half.

The Blue shot 57% from the field and went 14-of-33 (42.4%) from 3. They dished 33 assists on 55 baskets. Seven players scored double-digit points for the Blue.

Meanwhile, the Legends shot 34% from the field and went 14-of-52 (26.9%) from 3. They had four players score double-digit points.

On the boards, the Blue had a 72-32 rebounding advantage. Yes, you read that right — OKC had 40 more boards than Texas.

Some notable individual performances for both sides:

  • Keyontae Johnson: 29 points on 12-of-15 shooting, 4-of-4 from 3, seven rebounds

  • Olivier Sarr: 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting, 18 rebounds, three assists, two blocks

  • Jahmi’us Ramsey: 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting, 10 rebounds, five assists

  • Adam Flagler: 17 points on 7-of-16 shooting, 3-of-8 from 3, eight assists, five rebounds

  • Jaden Shackelford: 19 points on 5-of-14 shooting, 2-of-8 from 3, five assists

  • Caleb McConnell: 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting, nine rebounds, four assists

  • KJ Williams: 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting, 2-of-3 from 3, seven rebounds

  • Mike Miles Jr.: 30 points on 9-of-18 shooting, 5-of-11 from 3, four rebounds

  • Justin Jackson: 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting, 2-of-5 from 3, three rebounds

The full highlights from the Blue’s 51-point win over the Dallas Mavericks’ G League affiliate can be watched below:

Story originally appeared on Thunder Wire