Around the League - Week 12

June 6, 2017

WEEK TWELVE RESULTS

 

Supercity Rangers def Bay Hawks 98-85

 

Southland Sharks def Taranaki Mountain Airs 91-70

 

Canterbury Rams def Taranaki Mountain Airs 102-70

 

Wellington Saints def Bay Hawks 98-90

 

Supercity Rangers def Nelson Giants 79-65

 

Southland Sharks def Supercity Rangers 101-83

 

WEEK TWELVE STANDINGS

 

GAME RECAPS

 

Supercity Rangers def Bay Hawks 98-85

Caretaker Hawks coach Benny Hill last night screwed up his game plan in a ball and dunked it in a rubbish bin outside Trusts Arena in Waitakere before boarding the team bus back to Napier. <read more> <box score>

 

Southland Sharks def Taranaki Mountain Airs 91-70

The Southland Sharks are back in the winner's circle. After a mid season run of six straight wins Southland had lost their last three games heading into Friday night's National Basketball League (NBL) showdown with the Taranaki Mountain Airs in Invercargill to regain that winning feeling again with a 91-70 win. <read more> <box score>

 

Canterbury Rams def Taranaki Mountain Airs 102-70

Marcus Alipate made the most of extended minutes as the Canterbury Rams made it three straight National Basketball League victories. <read more> <box score>

 

Wellington Saints def Bay Hawks 98-90

The Wellington Saints overcame resistance from the bottom placed Hawke's Bay Hawks to remain unbeaten, winning 98-90, which improves them to 17-0. <read more> <box score>

 

Supercity Rangers def Nelson Giants 79-65

Sam Dempster is hurting. There's the physical pain stemming from his lingering abdominal injury as the Nelson Giants captain trudged through 30 minutes against the Super City Rangers - his first game back in the National Basketball League after two weeks on the sidelines. <read more> <box score>

 

Southland Sharks def Supercity Rangers 101-83

The Southland Sharks have banked a confidence boosting win over the Super City Rangers and also avoided a semifinal date with the Wellington Saints. <read more> <box score>

 

LEAGUE LEADERS

 

Points Per Game: Corey Webster (Saints) 26.1

Rebounds Per Game: Amir Williams (Hawks) 10.1

Assists Per Game: Jarrod Kenny (Hawks) 7.5

Blocks Per Game: Amir Williams (Hawks) 1.8

Steals Per Game: Shea Ili (Saints)/Dillon Boucher (Rangers) 2.4

 

 

WEEK THIRTEEN SCHEDULE

Thursday 8 June - Canterbury Rams vs Mike Pero Nelson Giants, Cowles Stadium, 7.00pm (NZ Herald: Livestream & Maori TV: Delayed until Saturday)

Friday 9 June - Taranaki Mountainairs vs Taylor Hawks, TSB Stadium, 7.00pm

Saturday 10 June - James Blond Supercity Rangers vs Canterbury Rams, Trusts Arena, 3.00pm

Saturday 10 June - Mike Pero Nelson Giants vs Wellington Saints, Trafalgar Centre, 7.00pm

Sunday 11 June - SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks vs Taylor Hawks, ILT Stadium Southland, 3.00pm (NZ Herald: Livestream, Maori TV: Live coverage)

 

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Southland Sharks Office

ILT Stadium Southland

Surrey Park Road

Invercargill 9010

Phone: (03) 211 2254

 

General Manager

Jill Bolger

027 315 4769

jill@basketballsouthland.co.nz 

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