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A's Reroute Express in Game 1 of Division Finals

March 26, 2015 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Orangeville A's News Release

WINDSOR, On.- The Brampton A's travelled to Windsor to take on the Express in game one of the Central Division Finals. Despite a last minute run by the Express, Brampton defeated the defending champions 99-97.

The Express jumped out to a steady start, until the A's caught fire during the eight minute stretch of the first quarter. Brampton knocked down key shots and performed aggressively on the boards for second chance opportunities. Defensively, the A's kept the Express to shooting under 40 percent from the field for the half.

Brampton headed to the locker room with a 45-38 advantage. Cavell Johnson led his team with 14 points at the break.

The A's continued to dominate the third quarter, jumping out to a double digit lead. It appearerd that Brampton would run away with the game as the second half progressed; however, Windsor rallied back from a 16 point deficit in the fourth. The A's hung on to it's three point edge, before a foul was called at the buzzer sending Windsor to the free throw line. Brampton managed to walk away with the victory after the very close call.

Bryson Johnson led the A's with 22 points off of 54 percent shooting from three-point range. C. Johnson and Akeem Ellis added 20 and 18 points respectively.

The A's will play the Express in Windsor once again this Saturday for game two of the series. The 7pm EST contest will be streamed via Brampton will host the Express for Games three and four at the Athlete Institute (Orangeville, ON) on April 1st and 3rd at 7pm EST. For tickets please visit

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