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Lightning Fight Back to Reclaim Home Court

April 21, 2018 - (St. John's, NFLD) - The London Lightning used tough defense and a grind it out style of play to win a very well-deserved win in St. John's Saturday night. The Lightning fought hard for each other and played as a team to wear down a potent Edge offence. 101-86 was the final. The Lighting Lead the Series 2 games to 1. Royce White led the way with 24 points and 9 assists, Kyle Johnson added 22 points off the bench, Garrett Williamson and Ryan Anderson Both scored 11, and Doug Herring Jr. had 10. The next London Lightning... Full Story

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Hurricanes Blowout Magic to Take 2-0 Series Lead

April 21, 2018 - Shutting down one dominant scorer is usually a tough assignment for any team, but Moncton had to contend with three dominant Hurricanes on Saturday. Antoine Mason, Tyrone Watson and Billy White all scored at least 20 points to fuel the Hurricanes dominant win 121-97 win over the Moncton Magic. The Hurricanes opened the game with a blistering 40-point quarter and never looked back. As a team, they shot almost 55 per cent from the field and 43 per cent from three. They dominated the glass, outrebounding the Magic 52-35 and ... Full Story

Lighting Shock Edge, 101 - 86

April 21, 2018 - Playing at home for the first time in two weeks, the St. John's Edge could not capitalize on their home court advantage as the team dropped a 101-86 game to the London Lightning Saturday evening. The team burst out of the gate red hot in front of the home crowd, as Ryan Reid made the first basket of the game and the Edge remained strong to take a 27-21 lead into the end of the first quarter. London found its game late in the second quarter as the team put up 30 points, despite St. John's limiting Royce White to just fo... Full Story

Hannahs Focusing on Body Maintenance, the Basketball Tournament in First Pro Offseason

April 20, 2018 - Dusty Hannahs entered his professional career with the reputation of a marksman, and he proved that archetype in his 47 games (13 starts) with the Memphis Hustle. Hannahs' overall averages (9.2 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists) were weighed down by a smaller role early in the season and not indicative of his play as he was the only player in the NBA G League this season to shoot at least 44 percent (.441) from three-point range and 90 percent (.905) from the free throw line. When Hannahs got his first chances early on, h... Full Story

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