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Blue cough up lead, wiped by Nets 121-115

Playing without Moses Brown (rest) for the first game of the season, the Oklahoma City Blue suffered a devastating blow in Monday’s 121-115 overtime loss to the Long Island Nets. The Blue are now entangled in a sea of uncertainty , currently bunched in a wave of 8-4 teams, slotting from the fourth to sixthContinue reading “Blue cough up lead, wiped by Nets 121-115”

Blue snag crucial victory, surrender Blue Coats 129-114

Saturday’s game pinning the Blue vs. the Blue Coats was not your ordinary G-League contest. Both sides possess some of the top players in the league in Moses Brown and Paul Reed, while bearing zero separation themselves in the win/loss column — a victory here would be pivotal for the playoffs. The Oklahoma City BlueContinue reading “Blue snag crucial victory, surrender Blue Coats 129-114”

Blue inches shy from comeback, fall to Spurs 109-106

With guard Ty Jerome being recalled to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Blue struggled to find their rhythm being rocked 109-106 to the Austin Spurs. For the Blue, their loss dips them down to 7-3, good for a three-way tie for the 3rd seed. With the victory, the Austin Spurs propelled themselves to 8-3, holdingContinue reading “Blue inches shy from comeback, fall to Spurs 109-106”

Blue squander major lead, stung by Swarm 120-118

With the Delaware Blue Coat’s loss on Monday, the door had been opened for the then 7-1 Oklahoma City Blue to jump to first place in the standings. Those aspirations have been put to a standstill as the Blue fell just shy of the victory, being stung by the Greensboro Swarm 120-118. Oklahoma City stillContinue reading “Blue squander major lead, stung by Swarm 120-118”

Blue center Moses Brown nets G-League Player of the Week honors

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s two-way center may not be making soundwaves in the ‘Peake, but he has become one of the stars of the show in Orlando. The 7-foot-2 center has made plowing through defenders a routine in the bubble leading the Blue to a 7-1 start on the year. Moses Brown made a significantContinue reading “Blue center Moses Brown nets G-League Player of the Week honors”

Blue fend off late push from Wolves, hold on 128-122

Entering Monday’s Blue-Wolves matchup, there were some familiar faces trying to make statements to Oklahoma City. Wolves bigs Zylan Cheatham and Tyler Cook both had been a members of the Thunder’s organization up until December, in which Cheatham was waived upon arrival while Cook was given the exit door, being traded for Vincent Edwards. DespiteContinue reading “Blue fend off late push from Wolves, hold on 128-122”

Blue strike Vipers 125-114 in Pokusevski’s long-awaited breakout game

With the debut of small-forward Josh Hall, the Oklahoma City Blue were able to strike the Kevin Porter Jr. led Rio Grande Valley Vipers 125-114. Oklahoma City’s placement in the standings now hangs on the fate of the Delaware Blue Coats — as their downfall would move the 6-1 Blue in a four-way tie forContinue reading “Blue strike Vipers 125-114 in Pokusevski’s long-awaited breakout game”

Blue cast spell on Magic, take game 115-113

With Thunder assignee Aleksej Pokusevski back in the rotation, the Blue’s crew was back in action after seeing the 7-footer sidelined with a foot sprain on Wednesday. This game was supposed the mark a reunion between Lakeland guard Chasson Randle and the Blue, who he played his first two regular season games with before inkingContinue reading “Blue cast spell on Magic, take game 115-113”

Blue outjest Hustle 120-106 off three-point barrage

Without Thunder assignee Aleksej Pokusevski in the rotation, the Oklahoma City Blue manages to outjest the Hustle 120-106 on Tuesday off of what can only be described as a three-point incursion. With the victory — Oklahoma City pumped their record to 4-1 on the season while Memphis dropped down below the .500 mark to 2-3.Continue reading “Blue outjest Hustle 120-106 off three-point barrage”

Blue stomp Mad Ants 112-105 behind mind-boggling frontcourt play

With Blue guard Chasson Randle being acquired by the Orlando Magic on a two-way contract, Oklahoma City had a major hole to fill at the guard position for Tuesday’s test against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Randle’s absence did seem to me much a hill to climb as the Blue went on to stomp theContinue reading “Blue stomp Mad Ants 112-105 behind mind-boggling frontcourt play”