6 Jun 2010

Giants lose overtime thriller to Jets

8:10 am on 6 June 2010

The Nelson Giants have been upset in the National Basketball League by the Manawatu Jets, losing 103-102 in overtime at the Trafalgar Centre.

The road win for the Jets came after the Giants went into the final quarter with a five-point lead, only for the visitors to tie it up at 90-all then win by a point in overtime.

In Wellington the Saints repelled the Otago Nuggest 103-99.