Thursday, May 19, 2016

2016 NBLC Playoffs -- Divisional Finals -- May 19, 2016

London 111-108 Windsor
(Series Tied 2-2)

The London Lightning managed to hold on in the fourth quarter of Game 4 on Thursday, taking down the Windsor Express 111-106 to tie their Central Division Final series 2-2.

Despite going down 20-9 in the first half, the Bolts found their footing, eventually winning in the second quarter by a margin of 27-17.

After another strong quarter by London (out-scoring Windsor 39-29), the Express exploded in the fourth, in a comeback full of and-ones and momentum swings. A clutch jumper from Brandon Robinson finally brought the game to a one-point game (103-102) with 3:28 left.

London's one-point lead held for the rest of the game, as Windsor failed to take the advantage. A pair of missed threes by Tony Bennett and Kirk Williams Jr. closed out the game.

All in all, London was outscored in the fourth 34-21 by the hometown Express.

Ryan Anderson led the Lightning with 32 points, going 8-11 from beyond the arc. Robinson led the Express with 24 points.

Game 5 will take place on Saturday at Budweiser Gardens.

Stats can be found here.