7 Feb 2015

Wildcats do the Breakers a favour

12:43 pm on 7 February 2015

The Perth Wildcats have done the New Zealand Breakers a favour in the race for top spot in the Australian Basketball League, beating the Cairns Taipans 65-54 to knock the Queenslanders out of first place.

New Zealand Breakers Mika Vukona in action.

Breakers captain Mika Vukona in action against former team-mate Leon Henry, now with the Crocodiles Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The Breakers now sit on top of the ladder by half a game and can stretch their advantage with a win over the Townsville Crocodiles on Saturday night.

The Adelaide 36ers defeated the Sydney Kings 97-78 in Friday night's other game.