Abercrombie one shot away from significant milestone

Tom Abbo

Tom Abercrombie is just 2 points shy of becoming the first Breakers player to break the 3,500 points mark to further extend his all-time leading scorer record for the club.

In addition Abercrombie will play his 69thconsecutive NBL game passing his personal previous best unbroken run of 68 games. Abbo last missed a game in January 2017 when he was forced to miss seven games with a broken hand.

He sits 15thon the Breakers all-time list of consecutive games played, a list headed by Mika Vukona’s unbroken161 game run (2010-15).

Other Sky Sport Breakers numbers:

v Cairns Taipans at Spark Arena last Thursday.

Brandon Ashley produced the second Breakers double-double of the season pulling down 11 rebounds to go with 14 points.

RJ Hampton, playing in just his fifth professional game, scored a season high 18 points.

Corey Webster moved up to 6th on the Breakers all-time assists list with a career high 8 assists followed by 6 dimes in the game against Perth Wildcats on Sunday.

All-Time Breakers Assists

901 Paul Henare

834 Cedric Jackson

655 Mika Vukona

635 Dillon Boucher

466 CJ Bruton

385 Corey Webster

374 Kirk Penney

374 Tom Abercrombie

v Perth Wildcats in Invercargill last Sunday.

Brandon Ashley scored 21 points, his best points haul to date in his short Breakers career.

Corey Webster became the first Breakers player to score 100 points this season – 113 points at 18.8ppg.

Upcoming

Glen Rice Jnr, an injury replacement for Scotty Hopson, will become Breaker #115 if as expected he debuts against Melbourne United.

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