Surrey Scorchers 60-82 Leicester Riders (17-21, 30-45, 51-62, 60-82)
(Scorchers: D.Ringer – 14, J.Dang-Akodo – 11, S.Davis Jr – 9; Riders: D.Nelson-Henry – 21, P.Whelan – 15, M.Loving – 13)
Leicester Riders earned their 18th victory of the season within the BBL Championship this night, with a cushty 22-point victory on the street in opposition to Surrey Scorchers.
The guests solely actually put daylight between them and the hosts mid-way via the second quarter after they upped the depth on defence, limiting the Scorchers to only 13 factors in that quarter, whereas they scored 24.
Darien Nelson-Henry had an distinctive sport, placing up a game-high of 21 factors, going 100% from the sphere and from the free-throw line, whereas Geno Crandall contributed a powerful 11 assists.
The Scorchers had been led by Desmond Ringer, who managed 14, whereas Jules Dang-Akodo put up 11 factors in just below 19 minutes from off the bench.
With a crew discipline aim share of 56% in comparison with the hosts’ 41%, in addition to making 5 much less turnovers, two extra blocks and three extra steals, the Riders raced right into a wholesome double-digit lead, and maintained that for almost all of the sport to earn the 2 factors.