Around the League - Week 6

April 25, 2017

 

WEEK SIX RESULTS

 

Wellington Saints def Supercity Rangers 103-67

Nelson Giants def Canterbury Rams 92-82

Southland Sharks def Nelson Giants 95-83

Wellington Saints def Nelson Giants 110-84

Canterbury Rams def Bay Hawks 106-89

 

WEEK SIX STANDINGS

 

GAME RECAPS

 

Wellington Saints def Supercity Rangers 103-67

The Wellington Saints are halfway through their quest for an undefeated season after trouncing the Supercity Rangers. The 103-67 win at TSB Bank Arena on Friday night pushed the Saints to 9-0 in their 18-game National Basketball League season. <read more>  <box score>

 

Nelson Giants def Canterbury Rams 92-82

American-born Dion Prewster propelled the Nelson Giants to the upset win of the National Basketball League in Christchurch on Friday night. The 2-6 Giants stunned the 4-5 Canterbury Rams 92-82 in front of a packed Cowles Stadium to record their second win in as many games. <read more>  <box score>

 

Southland Sharks def Nelson Giants 95-83

Southland Sharks basketball coach Judd Flavell is hoping to maximise the squad's rotation in the coming weeks. A late third quarter blitz gave the Sharks a 95-83 win over the Nelson Giants in their New Zealand National Basketball League match in Invercargill on Saturday night, with Flavell in the rare position of being able to utilise his squad and give 12 players court time during the victory. <read more>  <box score>

 

Wellington Saints def Nelson Giants 110-84

The Wellington Saints' winning run has continued as an outstanding performance from the Nelson Giants' Finn Delany went in vain. <read more> <box score>

 

Canterbury Rams def Bay Hawks 106-89

Man of the match Marcel Jones says the Canterbury Rams "wanted to be aggressive" and they got their reward with a rebound 106-89 National Basketball League win over the Bay Hawks. <read more> <box score>

 

 

LEAGUE LEADERS

 

Points Per Game: Marcel Jones (Rams) 26.1

Rebounds Per Game: Daniel Gomis (Mountainairs) 10.6

Assists Per Game: Shea Ili (Saints) 8.2

Blocks Per Game: Alex Pledger (Sharks) 1.8

Steals Per Game: Mitchell Mccarron (Rangers) 2.4

 

 

WEEK 7 SCHEDULE

 

Friday 28 April - James Blond Supercity Rangers vs Taylor Hawks, Te Awamutu, 7.00pm (NZ Herald: Livestream | Maori TV: Delayed until Sunday)

Friday 28 April - SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks vs Taranaki Mountainairs, ILT Stadium Southland, 7.00pm

Saturday 29 April - Mike Pero Nelson Giants vs Taranaki Mountainairs, Trafalgar Centre, 7.00pm

 

 

 

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