Breakers numbers ahead of Melbourne clash

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Prior to the 86-74 win in Sydney on Thursday night the four consecutive away defeats suffered by the Breakers to commence the season had been the first occasion this has occurred since 2009 when the opening five road games were lost.

Against the Kings Tom Abercrombie recorded a second successive double double – 11 points and 15 rebounds.

The 15 rebounds were a career high tally.

The in form Abercrombie also passed 900 rebounds, fourth all time for the Breakers, behind Vukona (1,848), (Boucher (941) and Pepper (935).

 Cedric Jackson dished his 700th assist for the Breakers becoming just the second player after Paul Henare (902) to reach this mark. He now has 706 assists in 107 games at a mighty impressive 6.6apg.

Corey Webster with 17 points became the 12th Breakers player to pass 1200 points for the club.

A resurgent Alex Pledger’s 3 blocked shots took him one ahead of Tom Abercrombie on the Breakers all time shot blocking list. Pledger has 163 blocks to his name and Abercrombie 162.

Last week v Perth Wildcats

 The fifth consecutive home win is the first time the club have remained unbeaten in the opening five home games of a season.

Cedric Jackson with 4 steals became just the second Breakers player after Dillon Boucher (289) to record 250 steals.

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