Around the League - Week 9

May 15, 2017

WEEK NINE RESULTS

 

Southland Sharks def Bay Hawks 86-81

 

Wellington Saints def Taranaki Mountainairs 94-76

 

Supercity Rangers def Nelson Giants 76-71

 

Supercity Rangers def Bay Hawks 95-88

 

Southland Sharks def Canterbury Rams 93-79 

 

WEEK NINE STANDINGS

 

GAME RECAPS

 

Southland Sharks def Bay Hawks 86-81

A fourth quarter blitz gave the Southland Sharks a dramatic 86-81 come-from-behind National Basketball League victory over the Bay Hawks at Stadium Southland on Thursday night. <read more>  <box score>

 

Wellington Saints def Taranaki Mountainairs 94-76

The Wellington Saints have overcome a poor first half shooting performance to extend their National Basketball League (NBL) unbeaten run to 12. <read more>  <box score>

 

Supercity Rangers def Nelson Giants 76-71

Phill Jones offered a pertinent observation at Nelson's Trafalgar Centre on Friday night. The Nelson Giants' assistant coach had just watched his team suffer a damaging 76-71 National Basketball League (NBL) loss to the Supercity Rangers. <read more>  <box score>

 

Supercity Rangers def Bay Hawks 95-88

The Supercity Rangers aren't going anywhere in this National Basketball League. Jeff Green's men from Auckland made it two from two on the road on Saturday night with a 95-88 win over the Hawks at Pettigrew Green Arena in Taradale. <read more>  <box score>

 

Southland Sharks def Canterbury Rams 93-79 

The Southland Sharks enhanced their reputation as the National Basketball League's second best team, while the Canterbury Rams look a long way off title threats. <read more>  <box score>

 

 

LEAGUE LEADERS

 

Points Per Game: Corey Webster (Saints)/Marcel Jones (Rams) 25.4

Rebounds Per Game: Alex Pledger (Sharks) 10.3

Assists Per Game: Jarrod Kenny (Hawks) 8.3

Blocks Per Game: Alex Pledger (Sharks) 1.8

Steals Per Game: Shea Ili (Saints)/Dillon Boucher (Rangers) 2.3

 

 

WEEK TEN SCHEDULE

Friday 19 May - Mike Pero Nelson Giants vs Taylor Hawks, Trafalgar Centre, 7.00pm

Friday 19 May - Wellington Saints vs SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks, TSB Arena, 7.00pm (BasketballTV.co.nz Livestream & Maori TV Delayed coverage, Saturday 3pm)

Saturday 20 May - Canterbury Rams vs Taylor Hawks, Cowles Stadium, 7.00pm

Saturday 20 May - James Blond Supercity Rangers vs SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks, Te Awamutu, 7.00pm (BasketballTV.co.nz Livestream)

Sunday 21 May - Taranaki Mountainairs vs Wellington Saints, TSB Stadium, 3.00pm (BasketballTV.co.nz Livestream & Maori TV Live coverage)

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Surrey Park Road

Invercargill 9010

Phone: (03) 211 2254

 

General Manager

Jill Bolger

027 315 4769

jill@basketballsouthland.co.nz 

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