15 Apr 2018: Lions 77-86 Wolves

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BBL Championship
London Lions 77-86 Worcester Wolves (27-22, 39-39, 58-60)

Worcester Wolves ended the unbeaten run of London Lions with a hard fought victory on the road.

Paul James’ side complete an impressive double-winning weekend to move on the brink of a place in the Play-Offs as they climb into sixth.

Leading scorers – Robinson 24, Thompson/Peel 15 (Lions) – Palmer/Bachynski 24, Ojo 12 (Wolves)

Turning point – The Lions poured in 27 points in the opening period, but their scoring flow was slowed in the second as the visitors grew into the contest. An early burst in the third put them 39-47 ahead, but the game went right down to the wire before Worcester put together a decisive 7-0 run.

Key stat – Wolves found a way to go the foul line, scoring 23 free throws as the Lions saw three players foul out in the fourth.

Game hero(es) – Dallin Bachynski had a big double-double for the Wolves with 24 points and 13 rebounds with Trayvon Palmer also on 24 points, while Alejandro Navajas fought through injury to add a double-double of his own.

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