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20 Jan 2019: Giants 79-69 Flyers

Giants at the double with second win of the weekend

BBL Championship

Manchester Giants 79-69 Bristol Flyers (17-15, 34-38, 55-59)

Manchester Giants produced a strong final quarter effort to complete a weekend double with victory over Bristol Flyers.

The Giants claim the season head-to-head and join the Flyers on eight league wins along with two other clubs.

Leading scorers – Willie Clayton 19, Ingus Bankevics 16, Vlatko Granic 16 (Giants) – Justin Gray 25, Tevin Falzon 14, Fred Thomas 9 (Flyers)

Turning point – The Flyers led 64-69 with 5:37 left, but would not score again as Manchester put together an impressive 15-0 close to take the victory.

Key stat – Bristol gave up 20 turnovers in the contest which the Giants converted into 19 points, whilst shooting 54% inside.

Game hero(es) – Clayton posted another double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds with four other players in double figures for a balanced attack.

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