13 Nov 2008

Breakers come from behind to beat Taipans

7:34 am on 13 November 2008

The New Zealand Breakers came from behind to beat the Cairns Taipans 93-81 and consolidate second spot on the Australian National Basketball League ladder.

The Breakers turned around a seven-point half-time deficit and their leading scorer again was Kirk Penney with 22 points, while Oscar Forman's 19 points included 5 three-pointers from seven attempts.

The Breakers conclude their sunshine swing when they travel to Townsville on Saturday night.

In Melbourne last night, the competition leaders South Dragons beat Adelaide 97-82, and Sydney Spirits beat the Gold Coast Blaze 115-93.