Express Pushed to the Brink
(CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI) Nick Okorie hit three free throws with 4.2 seconds left, lifting the Island Storm past Windsor 104-103 in Game 4 of the NBL Finals and gaining a 3-1 strangehold on the NBL Finals.
Okorie led the Storm with 31 points.
Windsor held a 103-101 lead, when Darren Duncan was called for a foul on Okorie behind the arc, giving him the chance to put the Island ahead from the free throw line.
Previous to that, Kevin Loiselle was called for travelling with 11 seconds left.
Stefan Bonneau dropped a game high 34 points and had a chance to tie the game at the buzzer but his shot rimmed out.
Quinnel Brown nailed 20 points and led the game with 9 rebounds.
The Island Storm will have a chance to seal their first NBL Championship tomorrow night, Saturday, April 12th, when they host Game 5 of the series at the Eastlink Centre at 6:00pm Eastern Time.
Express fans will be able to cheer their team on as they attempt to bring the series back to Windsor, with a viewing party at Buffalo Wild Wings in Devonshire Mall, starting at 6:00pm.
If necessary, the next Express home game will be Game 6 on Tuesday, April 15th at the WFCU Centre.
Tickets will become available when Game 6 is guaranteed at the TekSavvy Box Office in the WFCU Centre or by phone at 1-866-969-WFCU.
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