Rockets stormed to an excellent win against last seasons’ quadruple winners and current second in the league, Manchester Magic at Rivermead this evening. The 13 point victory was no more than they deserved as the two Rockets big guys, Danny Carter and Chris Hooper tormented Magic with their work rate at both ends of the court. Captain Carter hit 24 pts, made 3 steals, 3 assists and took down 5 rebounds with American Hooper also amassing 24 pts., but also taking down a Rockets record of 22 rebounds and 6 assists. The whole team played outstandingly, thrilling the supporters and pleasing Head Coach Manuel Pena Garces as Rockets close in on Magic with games in hand and extend their winning run to seven.
Tomorrow ( Sunday ) at 5 pm at Rivermead Rockets take on the fully professional outfit Bristol Flyers in the BBL Trophy before what will be packed audience of supporters, VIPs and dignitaries in their David v Goliath battle.
|07/01/2017||18:00||NBL Division 1||2016 / 2017|
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