Recap: OKC Blue win high-scoring affair over Salt Lake City Stars, 139-129

In a high-scoring affair, the G League’s OKC Blue outlasted the Salt Lake City Stars, 139-129, on Friday. The road win improves the Blue to 3-9.

This was the second consecutive game at Utah for the Blue, who lost on Wednesday when their comeback attempt fell short.

The Stars ended the first quarter with a 38-33 lead. A strong second quarter on both ends helped the Blue flip the scoreboard, taking a 70-56 lead they never relinquished. The Blue added to their lead with a 37-point third quarter, giving them a 21-point lead that rendered the Stars’ 40-point fourth quarter a moot exercise.

The Blue shot 56% from the field and went 19-of-36 (52.8%) from 3. They dished out 33 assists on 51 baskets. Seven players scored double-digit points.

Meanwhile, the Stars shot 52% from the field and went 15-of-40 (37.5%) from 3. An 18-of-26 night from the free-throw line hurt Salt Lake City’s comeback attempts. They had six players score double-digit points.

Some notable individual performances for both sides:

  • Jahmi’us Ramsey: 27 points on 8-of-13 shooting, 7-of-8 on free throws, seven rebounds, six assists

  • Jaden Shackelford: 25 points on 8-of-15 shooting, 6-of-12 from 3

  • Hunter Maldonado: 18 points on 8-of-14 shooting, 11 assists, six rebounds

  • KJ Williams: 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting, 3-of-4 from 3, three rebounds, two assists

  • Miller Kopp: 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, 4-of-6 from 3, three rebounds

  • Brice Sensabaugh: 27 points on 8-of-14 shooting, 5-of-8 from 3, 5-of-6 on free throws

  • Taylor Hendricks: 16 points on 5-of-9 shooting, 2-of-6 from 3, four rebounds, three assists

  • Jason Preston: 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting, 12 assists, three rebounds

  • Micah Potter: 17 points on 5-of-12 shooting, 1-of-7 from 3, 11 rebounds

  • Michael Devoe: 15 points on 4-of-9 shooting, 2-of-3 from 3, eight assists, three rebounds, three steals

  • The full highlights from the Blue’s 10-point win over the Utah Jazz’s G League affiliate can be watched below:

Story originally appeared on Thunder Wire