Scrappy But Important Win For The Breakers

Publish Date
Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 9:08AM
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A scrappy but important win for the Breakers in the Australian basketball league.

The defending champions have beaten the bottom of the table Kings 93-83 in Sydney, to remain hot on the heels of the top of the table Perth Wildcats.

The Breakers turned the ball over 16 times, 12 of which came in the first half, but assistant coach Paul Henare said they'll take it.

"It wasn't pretty, it wasn't consistent like you say but you know on the road you've got to have your moments and make sure you capitalise on those moments"

He admitted it's a typically tough night.

"The home team get a bit of an advantage. Everyone's sort of in party mode and they want to finish they year on a high."

There was a silver lining on the win. 

Tall Blacks guard Corey Webster scored 38 points to lead the Breakers to their win.

Henare said Webster's performance was sublime.

"Corey was unreal. He didn't go crazy in the first half but he looked to have an intent, almost a look in his eye that he was in for a big day."

The Perth Wildcats have lost 92-87 at Melbourne United to sit just above the Breakers.

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