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A's Shut Down Power

November 22, 2014 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Orangeville A's News Release

BRAMPTON, ON.- The Brampton A's defeated the Mississauga Power 112-100 in another Peel battle at the Powerade Centre Saturday night. This marks the second straight win, moving the A's to a 2-5 record on the season.

The Power's 7-0 run to start the game did not rattle the A's confidence at home. A timeout taken by Coach Magley atop the first stint was enough to get the A's in true offensive rhythm, allowing them to lead for the rest of the game. The A's turned Power turnovers into 18 points along with dominating in the paint for 26 baskets relative to the Power's six.

Strong defensive sets helped the A's maintain a comfortable lead in the first half as they ledy by as many as 17 points. Cavell Johnson led all scorers at the half with 15 points, while the Power's Alex Johnson had nine.

The second half commenced with the A's continuing to dominate offensively until Mississauga picked up ammunition from three-point range. The Power got within four points nearing the end of play, but, were unable to impede the A's ball movement and paint attack. ! ! C. Johnson led Brampton with 25 points off of 50 percent shooting from the field and six rebounds. Anthony Harris added 21 points while TyShwan Edmondson connected on 3-of-5 daggers from downtown for 20 points.

Mississauga's Omar Strong led all scorers with 27 points, while his teammate JauShay Rockett grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.

Brampton will have a few days off before they host the London Lightning next Sunday at 1:00 pm. The Lightning hold a 2-0 advantage for the season series thus far. Single game, Flex Packs, and Special Group ticket pricing still available at www.bramptonas.ca.

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