07 Jan 2018: Rocks 110-82 Giants

Fraser lights it up at the Emirates

BBL Championship

Glasgow Rocks 110-82 Manchester Giants (35-21, 61-28, 87-50)

Glasgow Rocks recorded another convincing home win over Manchester Giants to start 2018 in style.

Tony Garbelotto’s side remain third with a 9-6 record, despite a 31-point, 14-rebound display from Austin Rettig for the Giants.

Leading scorers – Fraser 28, Britt 21, Matrakov 14 (Rocks) – Rettig 31, Bankevics 20, Kadiri 8 (Giants)

Turning point – Glasgow signalled their intentions with 35 points in the opening period and never looked back as they cruised beyond the century mark.

Key stat – The Rocks netted 13 threes in the win, but were efficient inside as they shot 66% in pulling
away from their opponents.

Game hero(es) – Ali Fraser led the way for the Rocks with 28 points with five other players in double figures including Nate Britt, who had a season-high of 21 points.

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