WASHINGTON — The Capital City Go-Go (21-20), the NBA G League affiliate of the Washington Wizards, were defeated by the Delaware Blue Coats (21-18) 105-102 on a Marial Shayok three in the final second of the game.
Trailing by 17 with just 7:37 remaining in the game, the Go-Go rallied with a 25-8 run to tie the game at 102 with 1:13 to go. Capital City’s run was fueled by London Perrantes, who scored all 12 of his points in the game during the rally. The Go-Go were unable to score on their final two possessions before Shayok’s fadeaway three to end the game. Capital City made its final four three-point attempts of the evening during the comeback after starting 3-26 from deep.
All five starters scored in double-figures for the Go-Go, led by Wizards two-way player Johnathan Williams’ 20 points and 13 rebounds – eight of which came off the offensive boards. Wizards’ assignee Admiral Schofield, Jerian Grant and Mike Cobbins all scored 14 points, while Jalen Jones chipped in 11 points and nine rebounds.
Delaware was led by Christ Koumadje’s 22 points and 12 rebounds. Shayok finished with 19 points and six assists on 5-9 shooting from three. Reserves Justin Robinson (17 points and five rebounds) and Jared Brownridge (16 points) provided nearly all the scoring for Delaware’s bench unit. Haywood Highsmith nearly tallied a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds.