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Lightning Take First Loss in Series to Rainmen

March 21, 2012 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - London Lightning News Release

The NBL Canada Championship series shifted to the Metro Convention Centre for game 3. Ample fans helped the Halifax Rainmen beat the visiting London Lightning 95-93.

"We had too many turnovers," explained Coach Micheal Ray Richardson on his teams first lost of the play-offs. "We didn't play smart at the end of the game, and we gave them that win."

The series stands now at 2 games to 1 for London. The Lightning's top performers both finished with double doubles; Tim Ellis with 22 points and 11 rebound and Gabe Freeman with 21 points and 12 rebounds.

London hasn't lost back to back games all year. This series resumes for Game 4 tomorrow in Halifax at 7pmAST (6pmEST).

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