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BNL Standings
 1. Egoli Magic 5-0 
 2. Tshwane S. 5-0 
 3. Soweto P. 4-1 
 4. W.C. Mountaineers 2-1 
 5. Kwazulu Marlins 2-2 
 6. E.C. Windbreakers 2-2 
 7. N.C. Zebras 1-2 
 8. NW Eagles 1-4 
 9. Limpopo Pride 0-5 
 10. Mpumalanga R. 0-5 
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Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Play-Offs)

Egoli Magic 85% Oct.21 Kwazulu Marl
Tshwane S. 85% Oct.21 E.C.Windbrea
W.C.Mountain 59% Oct.21 Kwazulu Marl
Soweto P. 65% Oct.21 E.C.Windbrea
W.C.Mountain Oct.21 Egoli Magic 78%
Egoli Magic 82% Oct.20 W.C.Mountain
Tshwane S. 63% Oct.20 Soweto P.
BNL Round 6: First victory of N.C. Zebras - Oct 2, 2016


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N.C. Zebras' fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after four consecutive losses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Kwazulu, where they outplayed Marlins (3-5) 70-46 on Saturday. N.C. Zebras maintains tenth position with 1-4 record. It was Marlins' third loss in a row. They keep the seventh place with five games lost. N.C. Zebras are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Eagles (#11) in the next round. Marlins will have a break next round.
The game in Kwazulu was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Limpopo Pride (5-2) played at the court of 7th ranked Marlins (3-5). Limpopo Pride managed to secure a 8-point victory 71-63. Limpopo Pride moved-up to third place. Marlins lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with five games lost. Limpopo Pride will play against league's second-placed Magic in Johannesburg in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Marlins will have a break next round.
The game in Cape was also quite interesting. Top-ranked Magic (5-0) played at the court of 6th ranked Mountaineers (3-2). Magic defeated Mountaineers 94-78 on Sunday. Undefeated Magic have an impressive five-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains second position with 5-0 record behind leader Soweto P. Mountaineers at the other side keep the sixth place with two games lost. Magic will meet Limpopo Pride (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Mountaineers will play against N.C. Zebras and hope to secure a win.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 6: W.C. Mountaineers were beaten by Limpopo Pride on the road 76-58. Free State W. won against E.C. Windbreakers on its own court 64-48. E.C. Windbreakers unfortunately lost to Mpumalanga R. in Mbombela 58-75. Free State W. managed to beat N.C. Zebras at home 90-86.

Kwazulu Marlins - Limpopo Pride 63-71

The game in Kwazulu was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Limpopo Pride (5-2) played at the court of 7th ranked Marlins (3-5). Limpopo Pride managed to secure a 8-point victory 71-63. Limpopo Pride moved-up to third place. Marlins lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with five games lost. Limpopo Pride will play against league's second-placed Magic in Johannesburg in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Marlins will have a break next round.
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W.C. Mountaineers - Egoli Magic 78-94

The game in Cape was also quite interesting. Top-ranked Magic (5-0) played at the court of 6th ranked Mountaineers (3-2). Magic defeated Mountaineers 94-78 on Sunday. Magic have an impressive five-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains second position with 5-0 record behind leader Soweto P. Mountaineers at the other side keep the sixth place with two games lost. Magic will meet Limpopo Pride (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Mountaineers will play against N.C. Zebras and hope to secure a win.
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Limpopo Pride - W.C. Mountaineers 76-58

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked Limpopo Pride (5-2) beat at home 6th ranked Mountaineers (3-2) 76-58 on Saturday. Limpopo Pride moved-up to third place. Loser Mountaineers keep the sixth position with two games lost. Limpopo Pride will meet at home league's second-placed Magic in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Mountaineers will play against N.C. Zebras (#10) and hope to secure a win.
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Kwazulu Marlins - N.C. Zebras 46-70

N.C. Zebras' fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after four consecutive losses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Kwazulu, where they outplayed Marlins (3-5) 70-46 on Saturday. N.C. Zebras maintains tenth position with 1-4 record. It was Marlins' third loss in a row. They keep the seventh place with five games lost. N.C. Zebras are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Eagles (#11) in the next round. Marlins will have a break next round.
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Free State W. - E.C. Windbreakers 64-48

Rather expected game when 9th ranked E.C. Windbreakers (1-3) lost on the road to seventh ranked Warriors (4-4) 64-48 on Saturday. Warriors moved-up to fifth place. E.C. Windbreakers lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with three games lost. Warriors will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. E.C. Windbreakers will play against the league's leader Panthers (#1) in Johannesburg and hope to win that game.
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Mpumalanga R. - E.C. Windbreakers 75-58

The game between closely ranked teams ended with eighth ranked Rhinos' (3-6) home victory over 9th ranked E.C. Windbreakers (1-3) in Mbombela 75-58 on Friday. Rhinos maintains eighth position with 3-6 record. E.C. Windbreakers lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with three games lost. Rhinos will meet at home league's second-placed Magic in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. E.C. Windbreakers will play against the league's leader Panthers (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
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Free State W. - N.C. Zebras 90-86

Not a big story in a game when 10th ranked N.C. Zebras (1-4) lost on the road to seventh ranked Warriors (4-4) 90-86 on Friday. Warriors moved-up to fifth place. Loser N.C. Zebras keep the tenth position with four games lost. Warriors will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. N.C. Zebras will play against Eagles (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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BNL Round 5: Magic keeps a leadership position - 5 days ago
Coincidentally all hosts won their games. The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Magic as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Magic smashed bottom-ranked Rhinos in Johannesburg 98-50. Undefeated Magic (5-0) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Tshwane S. Rhinos at the other side still closes the standings with five games lost. They share the position with Limpopo Prid...   [read more]
BNL Round 4: Mountaineers are defeated by N.C. Zebras - 11 days ago
Host teams show no mercy winning all games. The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of undefeated Mountaineers (2-1) on the court of sixth ranked N.C. Zebras on Saturday night. Visitors were defeated by N.C. Zebras 74-70. Despite that victory N.C. Zebras went down to seventh position due to points difference. Mountaineers at the other side dropped to the fourth place with one game lost. The game in Port Elizabeth was also worth to mention about. One of their biggest...   [read more]
BNL Round 3: Magic keeps a leadership position - 19 days ago
Magic smashed Rhinos in Johannesburg 91-68. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest. Panthers (3-1) recorded a loss in Potchefstroom. Visitors were defeated by Eagles (1-3) 77-69. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest. The game between Panthers (3-1) and Eagles (1-3) in Johannesburg on Sunday ended with biggest points difference. Panthers outscored guests from Potchefstroom 97-63. Both teams do not play next r...   [read more]


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