Below are some numbers from the Sky CityBreakers hard fought 97-85 win over the Sydney Kings.
The one and only time the Breakers have played a game on Boxing Day
Jackson, Carter and Vukona were all in the changing rooms receiving treatment, leaving the bench looking a little empty, as half time approached.
Mika Vukona eventually had 7 stitches inserted in his head wound once the doctor had found more stock, having already sewn up Rhys Carter’s dislocated finger.
Tai Wesley had his most influential game in a Breakers singlet as he added 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks and a steal to a season high 23 points.
The Adelaide 36ers are the only team that the Breakers haven’t recorded an away win against this season. Just so happens they are their next opponents on January 4th.
The most points scored in the first half by the Breakers this season – they led 57-42 at the interval
The W was Alex Pledger’s 100th victory in Breakers colours on his 138th appearance. Vukona, Boucher, Bruton, Abercrombie and Henare are the other players to have enjoyed a ton of success with the Breakers.
The number of points Tom Abercrombie has scored. With 18 points against the Kings, Abercrombie moved past CJ Bruton (2,049), to second on the Breakers all time scoring list. Kirk Penney still heads the list with 2,517pts.