Sunday, 18 March 2018 11:52 GMT

NBL Wrap: Perth see off Sydney, Hawks swoop for victory

(MENAFN - Kora) With Jermaine Beal in fine form - weighing in with 24 points - the Wildcats ran out narrow 85-81 victors in a high-quality encounter

While Beal starred, James Ennis (22 points) was not far behind as Perth once again showed their title credentials

There was similar drama in Cairns as the Taipans left it late to secure a 92-87 win over the New Zealand Breakers

Jamar Wilson led the hosts' charge - securing career-best NBL figures of 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists as he justified his place in the starting line-up

Meanwhile, Adam Gibson and Gary Ervin combined for a collective 24 fourth-quarter points to help lead the Wollongong Hawks to a 91-89 victory over the Adelaide 36ers

The Townsville Crocodiles had suffered a narrow 102-99 defeat to the New Zealand Breakers on Thursday, but they bounced back to defeat the Melbourne Tigers two days later

They had to do things the hard way, though, as they needed overtime to claim a 109-106 victory after Lucas Walker had drained a three-pointer to level deep into the fourth quarter for Melbourne

NBL Wrap: Perth see off Sydney, Hawks swoop for victory

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