Manchester Magic 74-54 Westminster Warriors: Magic ease past Warriors in NBL title defence opener
Manchester Magic made light work of their opening game in the new National Basketball League Division One season, seeing off Westminster Warriors with a comfortable 74-54 win.
The defending champions used a 22-5 second quarter to open up an insurmountable lead, punishing Westminster’s slack defence and wayward offence time and again.
Despite a competitive opening quarter, in which Warriors’ player-coach Jon Johnson erupted for 15 of his 25 points on the night, Magic never really looked in danger of being run close.
Coach Paul Middleton was able to share out the playing time, with 11 of his... read more
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