Around the League - Week 5

April 17, 2017

 WEEK FIVE RESULTS

 

Wellington Saints def Southland Sharks 111-93

Southland Sharks def Bay Hawks 101-87

Canterbury Rams def Taranaki Mounainairs 95-82

Supercity Rangers def Nelson Giants 99-87

Nelson Giants def Taranaki Mountainairs 79-74

Wellington Saints def Canterbury Rams 102-79

 

WEEK FIVE STANDINGS

 

GAME RECAPS

 

Wellington Saints def Southland Sharks 111-93

The Wellington Saints have made a big statement with a dominant win over the Southland Sharks. The defending National Basketball League (NBL) champions led by double figures for most of the 111-93 win at TSB Bank Arena in Wellington on Thursday night against a team which many regard as the second best in the competition. <read more>  <box score>

 

Southland Sharks def Bay Hawks 101-87

A matter of 24 hours after suffering a disappointing defeat Alex Pledger has played a lead hand to ensure the Southland Sharks bounced back and fended off the Bay Hawks 101-87 in the National Basketball League (NBL) game played in Napier. <read more>  <box score>

 

Canterbury Rams def Taranaki Mounainairs 95-82

The Canterbury Rams may have been red hot favourites in tonight's National Basketball League (NBL) game against the Taranaki Mountain Airs, but the visitors made them fight for their 95-82 win at Cowles Stadium in Christchurch on Friday night. <read more>  <box score>

 

Supercity Rangers def Nelson Giants 99-87

An impressive double-double from Supercity Rangers signing Earnest Ross extended the NBL misery of the Nelson Giants in Auckland on Saturday night. <read more>  <box score>

 

Nelson Giants def Taranaki Mountainairs 79-74

If the Nelson Giants were looking for a reliable point guard, they can stop the search.Australian Kyle Adnam showed his value in New Plymouth on Sunday, scoring 26 points to lead the Giants to their first win of the National Basketball League (NBL) season, beating the Taranaki Mountain Airs 79-74. <read more>  <box score>

 

Wellington Saints def Canterbury Rams 102-79

Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel gave Leon Henry all the motivation he needed to step up in Corey Webster's absence. <read more>  <box score>

 

 

LEAGUE LEADERS

 

Points Per Game: Corey Webster (Saints) 25.6

Rebounds Per Game: Daniel Gomis (Mountainairs) 10.6

Assists Per Game: Jarrod Kenny (Hawks) 9.0

Blocks Per Game: Nnanna Equw (Rangers) 1.7

Steals Per Game: Mitchell Mccarron (Rangers) 2.5

 

 

WEEK 6 SCHEDULE

 

Friday 21st April - Wellington Saints vs James Blond Supercity Rangers, TSB Arena, 7.00pm. NZ Herald: Livestream & Maori TV: Delayed until Sunday

Friday 21st April - Canterbury Rams vs Mike Pero Nelson Giants, Cowles Stadium, 7.00pm

Saturday 22nd April - SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks vs Mike Pero Nelson Giants, ILT Stadium Southland, 7.00pm

Tuesday 25th April - Wellington Saints vs Mike Pero Nelson Giants, TSB Arena, 2.00pm

Tuesday 25th April - Taylor Hawks vs Canterbury Rams, Pettigrew Green Arena, 2.00pm NZ Herald: Livestream | Maori TV: Delayed until Saturday

 

 

 

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