Lions roar to 3-0 start to remain early leaders.
London Lions 115-74 Manchester Giants (29-15, 50-37, 88-57)
London Lions made it three wins from three to stay top of the BBL Championship with a comfortable home victory over Manchester Giants.
Mariusz Karol’s side showed their depth with six players in double figures to continue their strong start to the season as the Giants drop to 0-2.
Justin Robinson gives the alley oop to Demonte Flannigan! pic.twitter.com/rOOi3aHecV
— London Lions (@London_Lions) October 6, 2017
Leading Scorers – Flannigan 23, Latinovic 21, Robinson 19 (Lions) – Kadiri 16, Rettig 15, Jones 13 (Giants)
Turning Point – Lions trailed 1-5 early on, but responded with a 13-0 burst to surge ahead and they never looked back, firing in 38 points in the third en route to completing another convincing win.
Key Stat – The Lions converted 16-of-30 from 3-point range and shared the ball with 34 assists in a dominant display.
Game Hero(es) – Demonte Flannigan has now top scored in all three games for Lions so far after putting up 23 points, while Justin Robinson was the orchestrator with an impressive 13 assists to go with a 19-point haul with Brandon Peel adding a 10-point, 11-rebound double-double from the bench.