SIOUX FALLS, SD, Dec. 31, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Blue (12-10) downed the Sioux Falls Skyforce (9-13), 115-108, on Sunday night for its fourth consecutive win.
With Sioux Falls leading 67-60 and eight minutes left in the third quarter, the Blue went on a 13-4 run to go up 73-71 and would not trail again. Oklahoma City would go up by as many as 11 points in the third, behind eight points from Daniel Hamilton.
Hamilton turned in 16 points, a season-high 15 rebounds and 10 assists for his league-leading seventh triple-double of the season.
Oklahoma City got out to a slow start, at one point trailing the Skyforce 11-4 in the first quarter. But behind 18 first-half points from Markel Brown, the Blue battled back to take a slim 58-56 lead at halftime.
Brown finished with 23 points, five rebounds and three assists, one of six players in double figures for Oklahoma City. Myke Henry turned in his sixth 20-plus point game of the season, with 23 points off the bench.
Sioux Falls’ Tony Mitchell led all players with 30 points and eight rebounds.
The road trip for Oklahoma City continues to Iowa to face the Iowa Energy on Jan. 2, 2018 at the Wells Fargo Arena.