21 Apr 2019: Lions 89-86 Rebels

Lions end season with home win.

WBBL Championship
BA London Lions 89-76 Essex Rebels (25-27, 49-42, 67-62)

BA London Lions closed out their regular season campaign on a high with victory at home to Essex Rebels.

The Lions finish with seven wins from their 22 games, while the Rebels end up 3-19 in a spirited debut season.

Leading scorers – Macy Spinks 26, Kristie Velasquez 19, Urysla Cotton 14 (Lions) – Jessy Ward 30, DeAngelique Waithe 26, Cat Lutz 12 (Rebels)

Turning point – The Rebels edged a high-scoring opening quarter before the home side took back the advantage before pulling away for victory in the final period.

Key stat – The Lions shot 55% from inside the arc in an efficient display and were able to keep their opponents to 36% overall from the floor.

Game hero(es) – Spinks starred with a 26-point haul in the win for the Lions with all five starters in double figures including Cotton, who put up 14 points and 14 boards.

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