Stephen Badu (#30 green) works hard to score in the paint for the Giants. Picture: Noel Rowsell The Norwest Giants have put their playoff ambitions back on track, in Round Eight of the Ultimate Basketball League (UBL) competition, defeating the Auburn-based Hoops Academy 96-78.
Captain/coach Mahesh Padmanabhan maintained his position as the Giants key contributor, finishing one assist short of a triple-double.
Padmanabhan was in a workmanlike mood throughout the game and was well rewarded with a personal haul of 30 points, 10 boards and 9 assists.
Egange Ayuk was also impressive, finishing with 25 points and 11 boards, ahead of Garang Dau 22 points and 24 boards and Greg Campbell with 16 points and 12 boards.
The Glebe Magic unveiled a new face in Sutherland Sharks WCL guard Isaac Turner and the newcomer impressed in his first outing, posting a UBL season-high personal tally of 57 points in his team’s 85-55 win over Central Bulls.
The Parramatta Wildcats crushed Manly Warringah’s Northside Breakers 109-84 in yet another powerful all-round performance, whilst the all-conquering Sydney City Cobras out-lasted the West Sydney Royals for a 114-98 win.
The Giants may need all hands on deckthis Saturday, when they face the Royals at6.30pm.
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