23 Apr 2017: Rocks 80-77 Lions

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Rocks hit back for a big home win ahead of the Play-Offs

BBL Championship
Glasgow Rocks 80 (16,37,54) (Lescault 19, Achara 17, Bunyan/Watson 15)
London Lions 77 (25,49,68) (Hassan 19, Owumi 15, Taylor/Niktash 14)

Glasgow Rocks came from as many as 20 points down to beat London Lions 80-77 for a dramatic final day victory.

The Rocks were 48-68 behind with less than two minutes to go in the third, but battled back with a 26-9 final period to take the win with third place secured earlier in the day.

Glasgow still trailed by 14 heading into the fourth and sealed the win with a 15-2 close in the final six minutes with a couple of huge triples from Jonny Bunyan.

Hayden Lescault top scored with 19 points, while Kieron Achara added 17 points on 8-of-10 shooting as well as eight rebounds, four assists and five blocks i the win.

The Lions looked set to finish with two wins on the weekend before their opponents’ stunning rally and the two teams will meet again next week in the Quarter-Finals of the Play-Offs.

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