London Lightning come home to play deciding Game 5

The London Lightning used a 15-0 run in the third quarter to tilt the game their way as they stayed alive again in the NBL Canada playoffs.

London defeated the K-W Titans 100-94 to force a fifth game in their best-of-five series on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Budweiser Gardens.

K-W had come out strong, leading by eight points after the first quarter and by five points at halftime, before the Lightning came storming back.

Flen Whitfield of the Titans led all scorers with 25 points. K-W’s Akeem Ellis recorded a double-double with two points and 10 rebounds.

Marvin Phillips had 21 points to lead London in scoring. Xavier Moon had 14 and Mo Bolden scored 13.

The road team has won every game so far in the series. London will go looking to change that in Game 5.

Tip-off is 2 p.m. at Budweiser Gardens and the Lightning are asking fans to wear black to the game.

Sunday will also feature a deciding game between the Sudbury Five and the St. John’s Edge in Newfoundland.

Halifax wrapped up their series with Cape Breton with a 121-76 trouncing of the Highlanders on Saturday night.


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