STOCKTON, Calif. – The Oklahoma City Blue (10-16) defeated the Stockton Kings (15-10), 149-117 on Friday night courtesy of 65.9 percent shooting from the field, including 58.8 percent from long range. The Blue’s 149 points ties the most points scored in a game in franchise history.
At the end of the first period the Blue held a 39-34 advantage. Oklahoma City continued the hot shooting with a 45-point second quarter to find themselves ahead 84-55 at halftime. The 84 first-half points by the Blue was a season high.
Oklahoma City continued to build their lead by outscoring Stockton 33-24 in the third quarter to lead 117-79 heading to the final period. The Blue finished strong in the fourth quarter to secure a win on the road.
Seven players for Oklahoma City scored in double figures and four recorded over 20 points to lead a balanced attack. Sedrick Barefield led the way with a career-high 29 points on 11-of-15 shooting from the field. Devon Hall and Myke Henry both added 22 and 21 points, respectively as Hall dished out a game-high eight assists and two blocks and Henry pitched in six rebounds.
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell came off the bench to register 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting, four rebounds and three assists. Two-way player Kevin Hervey grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds to go along with five points, five assists and two steals.
The Blue bench outscored the Kings reserves 76-40. Oklahoma City also won the rebounding battle 45-38 and dished out 30 assists to Stockton’s 17.
Stockton was led by two-way player Kyle Guy who scored a game-high 35 points on 14-of-27 shooting.