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Power Lose Second of Back to Back to A's

February 15, 2015 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Mississauga Power News Release

(Brampton, ON - ) After a tough loss to the A's at home Saturday night, the Power traveled to the Powerade Centre this afternoon for a rematch against the A's. The Power stayed within striking distance throughout the game but could not come back, losing 115-102. Warren Ward led the Power with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Malcolm Grant chipped in 21 points with 6 assists.

In the first, the teams battled to a standstill. Both teams exchanged leads multiple times, with the Power coming out on top, 23-21.

It was much of the same story in the second quarter, Jordan Weidner knocked down a pair of back to back threes to get the team going late in the second. Brampton would end the second quarter on a huge 14-3 run, knocking down four three pointers in the last 2 minutes to build up a 55-45 lead at the half.

Both teams picked up the pace and fired up shots quickly in the third. The fast paced style would allow Brampton to build a large lead in the first half of the quarter. The Power however, would respond quickly, scoring 38 points for the quarter. At the end of the third, the A's held a 94-83 lead.

The Power wouldn't go away quietly, answering the A's bucket for bucket at the start of the fourth. The Power stayed within striking distance in the fourth but was never able to overcome the 11 point lead built up by the A's in the third. The A's would carry the lead to the 115-102 win.

The Power return to the Hershey Centre on Tuesday to take on the Windsor Express. Tip-off is at 7pm.

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