Hurricanes Beat London, Force Game 7 in Halifax
The Halifax Hurricanes won their must-win game.
Halifax beat the London Lightning in Game 6 of the National Basketball League of Canada Finals 112-101 at the Scotiabank Centre on Thursday night.
The Hurricanes picked up the lead in the first quarter and managed to keep the Lightning at bay through the second and third, giving up the lead only once.
The Hurricanes dominated the offensive glass, grabbing 28 offensive rebounds, leading to 33 second-chance points.
Antoine Mason led Halifax with 22 points and nine rebounds. Mason was one of six Hurricanes to score in double figures Thursday.
Mike Poole led the bench unit with 20 of the 36 points, which outworked London's reserves by 22 points.
Billy White and Rhamel Brown each worked the paint for a double-double. White finished with 18 points off 50 per cent shooting to with 12 rebounds.
Brown finished with 15 points, 14 boards and continued his defensive dominance with two critical blocks.
Game 7 will happen Friday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. Tickets will be available online and at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office at 11 a.m.
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Billy White of the Halifax Hurricanes vs. the London Lightning in Game 6
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