14 Jan 2018: Rocks 125-91 Force

Rocks hit a high offensive gear against Force

BBL Championship

Glasgow Rocks 125-91 Leeds Force (22-11, 57-40, 90-68)

Glasgow Rocks re-claimed outright control of third spot in the BBL Championship after a dominant home win over Leeds Force.

The Rocks move to 10-6 as they close the gap on the league’s top two with seven players hitting double figures in the win.

Leading scorers – Josephs 33, Achara 22, Matrakov 20 (Rocks) – Curth 28, Kuyinu 27, Mourier 13 (Force)

Turning point – Glasgow doubled up on Leeds in the opening quarter and continued to pull away as they racked up 68 points in the middle periods before completing a convincing victory.

Key stat – The Rocks put on a clinic from downtown, making 17 threes at a conversion rate of above 50%.

Game hero(es) – Kofi Josephs poured in 33 points in 24 minutes for the Rocks as the GB international fired in six triples in an impressive display, while Boris Matrakov made the most of his starting spot with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

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