Lakers survive Warriors scareDRIVING FORCE: Warrens guard Peter Alleyne (with ball) beating Jason Smith off the dribble. (Kenmore Bynoe)
By Justin Marville | Sat, April 28, 2012 - 12:00 AM
THE RULINGS stemming from the Warriors-Cougars brawl really are favouring one club.
The Lumber Company Lakers.
Basketball’s Premier League leaders are still unbeaten, but only barely, having survived a menacing fourth-quarter rally before holding on for a tough 63-58 victory over the suspension-ravaged First Works Warriors at the Wildey on Thursday.
If there was a winner coming out of the massive seven-player suspension it sure has been the defending champs, who had the luxury of playing both sides involved in the brawl directly after the disciplinary decisions.
And the upshot was Lakers’ fifth win in as many games, following Sunday’s 32-point dismantling of an already short-handed Cougars.
Read the full story in today's SATURDAY SUN.
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