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Storm Win Streak Ends in Halifax

January 18, 2015 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Island Storm News Release

(Charlottetown, PE) The Island STORM dropped their first game in nine Sunday afternoon at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, 112-101 to the Halifax Rainmen. The STORM leads the Atlantic Division of the NBL Canada with a 15-7 while Halifax is in second with a 10-10 record.

The STORM trailed at halftime 51-40, and by as much as 13 in the 3rd quarter, before coming back to tie the game in the quarter but could not sustain that momentum as Halifax carried a 6 point lead into the 4th quarter.

Brandon Robinson led the STORM attack with 22 points to go with 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Louis Birdsong scored 20 and grabbed 5 rebounds while Mike Martin scored 19 to go with 9 rebounds.

Kevin Young was the difference in the game for the Rainmen as he scored 23 points, grabbed 8 rebounds, and had 6 steals. Emmanuel Jones scored 23 to go with 7 boards.

The STORM play next at home Sunday January 25th against the Moncton Miracles at 2pm at Eastlink Centre.

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