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Sport Wildcats win ends Breakers' NBL streak

13:10  01 december  2017
13:10  01 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

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NBL grants licence for expansion team. 15dAAP. Wildcats re-sign vice-captain Greg Hire. 44dJustin Chadwick. Melbourne United have come unstuck in Auckland again, having their seven-match NBL winning streak shut down by a 92-77 loss to the New Zealand Breakers .

The New Zealand Breakers have continued their NBL dominance over the Perth Wildcats . The top-of-the-table Breakers led throughout the final term to extend their own winning streak to eight games, including two in four days over the reigning premiers.

Angus Brandt of the Wildcats puts up a shot.© Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images Angus Brandt of the Wildcats puts up a shot. Perth Wildcats have ended the New Zealand Breakers nine-game NBL winning streak with a high-energy 89-73 win in Auckland.

The competition leaders were out-shot and out-rebounded by second-placed Perth, led by an outstanding effort from Jesse Wagstaff who drained four three-pointers in the final quarter.

Wagstaff finished the evening with 19 points, while Jean-Pierre Tokoto led all scorers with a 25-point haul and Lucas Walker featured with 11 rebounds and 12 points.

It's the first time the Wildcats have won in New Zealand since 2013, and followed two defeats at the Kiwis hands last month.

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The New Zealand Breakers have continued their NBL dominance over the Perth Wildcats , scoring an 88-82 win at Perth Arena. The top-of-the-table Breakers led throughout the final term to extend their own winning streak to eight games Richmond star's 100th game ends with horror injury. 7Sport.

The Breakers compete in the National Basketball League ( NBL ) and play their home games at the Breakers experienced a mid-season resurgence, capped off by a five-match winning streak towards the end of the " Breakers eliminated as Perth Wildcats pull off clutch 96-94 win over Melbourne".

Jean-Pierre Tokoto led all scorers with a 25-point haul.© Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images Jean-Pierre Tokoto led all scorers with a 25-point haul. Alex Pledger's 15 led the scoring for the Breakers, with Edgar Sosa and DJ Newbill next best on 10 apiece.

Perth started and finished the opening quarter on a high, Bryce Cotton nailing a three-pointer to kickstart proceedings and Clint Steindl sinking three free-throws with two seconds left on the clock.

Ahead 21-19 at the first break, the Wildcats attacked the second quarter with more energy than the Breakers, opening out to a seven-point lead with less than three minutes remaining.

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An undermanned Perth Wildcats side got the NBL Blitz win over the Breakers .

Final score : Wildcats 93-72 Breakers It was the night the New Zealand Breakers raised their second championship banner, and the Perth Wildcats raised the

Some sharp words from coach Paul Henare's time-out fired the Breakers into action.

Back-to-back treys from Sosa and Newbill narrowed the gap before Pledger's jump shot stole the lead back for the home team 36-35 at the half-time break.

Tokoto sparked a Perth revival midway through the third spell, the visitors opening out to a 55-44 lead on the back of an 11-0 scoring run.

Tokoto was everywhere - nailing free throws, grabbing rebounds, slipping assists, and setting up his own slam dunk with a magnificent steal.

A late rally from the Breakers narrowed Perth's lead to 59-52 at the three-quarter mark, but things didn't look good for the Kiwis, particularly after Rob Loe fouled out two minutes before the final break.

The Kiwis narrowed the gap to 61-59 two minutes into the last quarter, but Wagstaff's deadly eye from long-range soon put the game back out of reach.

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