Monthly Archives: October 2014

More Mika Vukona Milestones following Crocodiles game

Mika Vukona was in outstanding defensive forms as the Sky City Breakers overcame the Townsville Crocodiles , 84-70 at Vector arena on Friday night. Continue reading

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Mexicali Fresh Summer Jam report – week 2

The newly named Mai 88 Sixers (sounds superior to Team Allen) faced the Breakers Academy team in the first game of round two of the Mexicali Fresh Summer Jam on Tuesday night. Continue reading

Alex Pledger joins illustrious list

Alex-Pledger-1200Scoring six points against Cairns Taipans on Thursday night, Alex Pledger became the 13th Breakers player to score 1,000 points.

As can be seen at the bottom of the list Cedric Jackson is closing in on the 1,000 points mark also. Continue reading

Dean Vickerman at post game media conference

The Sky City Breakers head coach Dean Vickerman shared his thoughts with the media following the 85-76 home loss to the Cairns Taipans.

Question. How did you see the game from your point of view? Continue reading

Mexicali Fresh Summer Jam Week 1

The 2014 Mexicali Fresh Summer Jam tipped off on Tuesday at Auckland University. In the opening game of the competition Save Youthtown proved too strong for the Breakers Academy running out 99-77 winners. Continue reading

Breakers news ahead of Taipans clash

A crowd of over 6,000 was on hand at Vector Arena last Friday to farewell the ‘old’ (sorry CJ) and usher in the new. The SKY CITY Breakers sent CJ Bruton off in style with a commanding 101-80 victory against Adelaide 36ers. Corey Webster led all scorers with 23 points ably assisted by Tom Abercrombie, Cedric Jackson, Tai Wesley and Ekene Ibekwe who all made double digit contributions. Continue reading

Webster to play 100th game for Breakers

Corey Webster plays his 100th game for the SKY CITY Breakers against the Cairns Taipans having debuted against Wollongong Hawks back in 2008. Continue reading

Tai Wynyard and Mika Vukona set Breakers records

Congratulations to Jordan Ngatai and Tai Wynyard who made their SKY CITY Breakers debuts against the Adelaide 36ers. Earlier in the year Wynyard became the youngest player to play for the Tall Blacks. Last Friday he also became the youngest player ever to suit up for the SKY CITY Breakers, aged just 16 years, 168 days. Continue reading

Looking ahead to Breakers v Adelaide 36ers

The win in Perth last week was a great way to start the season, even more meritorious given that the injury gods were once again frowning on the SKY CITY Breakers. Alex Pledger is on light duties due to a toe injury and Tom Abercrombie missed the trip west following a sports hernia operation. To add to that Corey Webster was only able to play just over 11 minutes in Perth after sustaining a back injury. Continue reading

Carter shines against the Wildcats

Rhys-Carter---1200Quite rightly Cedric Jackson received most of the plaudits for orchestrating the Breakers impressive 80-70 victory against the Wildcats in Perth on Friday night. However the efforts of Rhys Carter are worthy of a little more scrutiny. Continue reading