30 May 2011

NBL: Saints beat Giants after six tries

5:59 am on 30 May 2011

The Wellington Saints have finally ended their six game losing streak against the Nelson Giants in a thrilling game of basketball, winning 85-83 away from home last night.

The Giants hadn't lost to the Saints since 2008.

The Saints now move to the top of the table with nine wins and one loss, ahead of the Hawkes Bay Hawks who were leading the table since the start of the season, before their shock loss to the Manawatu Jets.

In Dunedin the Waikato Pistons extended their current winning streak to six, thrashing the Otago Nuggets by 100-58.