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Lightning Win 2017/2018 NBL Canada Championship

May 18, 2018 - (Halifax, NS) - The London Lightning have won the 2017/2018 National Basketball League of Canada Championship for the forth time in franchise history with a 109-101 win in game 7 over the Halifax Hurricanes. With the series tied 3-3 and no team winning any games on the road, the Lighting pull together as a team and would not settle for anything less than a championship. The Lightning overcame injuries, a hostile crowd and a very talented Hurricanes team at home to win the NBL Canada trophy. Garrett Williamson was named the F... Full Story

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Hurricanes Beat London, Force Game 7 in Halifax

May 17, 2018 - 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 reb... Full Story

Lightning Take Series Lead in NBL Finals

May 14, 2018 - (LONDON, ON) - The London Lightning have taken a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven NBL Finals with a 110-102 win over the Halifax Hurricanes in game five. Head coach, Keith Vassell, knows it was important to win the last game of the season at home. "We stayed in control of the game even when it wasn't going well. We are very confident going back out there, we have to win one, they have to win two... the pressure is on them at home. We have seen each other five times, there aren't a lot of adjustments left to be made... now it... Full Story

Hurricanes Lose Game 5 in London, Trail Series 3-2

May 14, 2018 - The Halifax Hurricanes were unable to grab a win on the road in their National Basketball League of Canada Finals matchup against the London Lightning. Losing Game 5 110-102 in London on Monday night, the Hurricanes now trail the Lightning 3-2 in the best of seven series. The Hurricanes trailed the Lightning early as the London team continued to shoot the ball well from beyond the three-point line. Antoine Mason provided the Hurricanes with a first-half scoring punch. He finished the game with 16 points and five reb... Full Story

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Halifax Hurricanes handle the ball vs. the London Lightning in Game 7
Halifax Hurricanes handle the ball vs. the London Lightning in Game 7

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