13 Nov 2015

Breakers beat Perth at home

9:21 pm on 13 November 2015

The New Zealand Breakers basketball team have beaten the Perth Wildcats 88-80 at Vector Arena.

Breakers star Corey Webster in action. iinet ANBL, Grand Final Game 1, SkyCity Breakers vs Perth Wildcats, Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. Sunday 7th April 2013. Photo: Anthony Au-Yeung / photosport.co.nz

Breakers star Corey Webster in action in the NBL Photo: Photosport

In what was a repeat of the 2014/15 National Basketball League finals, the Breakers outplayed the visitors from the get go.

The Breakers never lost a quarter in terms of points, with both sides equalling each other in the third and fourth quarter.

Guard Corey Webster top scored for the homeside with 28 points while Thomas Abercrombie manged 20 points and 11 rebounds.

American import Charles Jackson also had a good night picking up 15 points and 10 rebounds.

For the visitors, Casey Prather top scored with 15 points while Tom Jervis lead the rebound stats with 10.

The Breakers have won all five games at home this season and now move to third on the ladder while the Wildcats remain in second.

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