4 in a row for Braimoh
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Forward Suleiman Braimoh has done it again, winning the player of the week award for the fourth straight week, leading The Good Home Mountainairs to another win.
Stat Line: 25 points, 16 rebounds in the 99-92 win over the Canterbury Rams.
Taranaki have won four of their last five and have shot into the mix for a spot in the Final Four. Braimoh leads the league in rebounds, and in the four wins has averaged 29.8 points and 17 rebounds.
Zerofees Southland Sharks import duo, Kevin Braswell and Brian Conklin narrowly missed out on the award for their games in the win against the Advice First Pistons.
Braswell had 39 points, making it the second time this season he has scored that amount. Conklin had an efficient 25 points and 12 rebounds.
Pistons bounced back from the defeat to win in overtime over the OceanaGold Nuggets. Despite not having his best shooting night, forward Akeem Wright managed to score 32 points and grab 12 rebounds 91-85 win. Mark Dickel scored a season high 27 points in the loss.
The James Blond Super City Rangers managed to turn a 16 point deficit into a 15 point win over the Canterbury Rams.
Australian imports Jason Cadee and Darryl Corletto each scored 28 points and combined to shoot 10/15 from the three point line. Forward Duane Bailey chipped in with 23 points and 10 rebounds.
Round Eight of the Bartercard NBL begins tomorrow with the Pistons playing the Sharks for the second time in under a week.
The Pistons will also hot another top four team in the Fico Finance Giants on the Sunday.