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 1. Tshwane S. 6-0 
 2. Kwazulu Marlins 4-2 
 3. Mpumalanga R. 2-4 
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BNL Round 5 (Second Stage): Magic is defeated by Panthers in a derby game - Oct 20, 2018


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Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Johannesburg: Panthers (#1) and Magic (#2). Panthers (5-0) won against visiting Magic (3-3) 68-63. Undefeated Panthers have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 5-0 record. Magic at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. Panthers are looking forward to face Mountaineers (#3) in Cape in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Magic will have a break next round.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Mbombela. 3rd placed host Rhinos (2-3) were smashed by leader Suns (6-0) 78-57. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Suns. Defending champion maintains first place with 6-0 record. Rhinos at the other side keep the third position with three games lost. They share it with W.C. Mountaineers. Suns will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Rhinos will play at home against the league's second-placed Marlins and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Tshwane. Leader host Suns (6-0) defeated 4th placed Limpopo Pride (0-6) 66-51. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Suns. Defending champion maintains first place with 6-0 record. Limpopo Pride lost their sixth game in a row. They still close the standings with six games lost. Suns will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Limpopo Pride will play against the league's second-placed Marlins (#2) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Johannesburg. Second ranked host Magic (3-3) smashed 4th placed Eagles (1-5) 74-55. Magic maintains second place with 3-3 record having just one point less than leader E.C. Windbreakers. Eagles lost their third game in a row. They keep the fourth position with five games lost. Magic will have a break next round. Eagles will play at home against Mountaineers (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.



Mpumalanga R. - Tshwane S. 57-78

The game between Top Four teams took place in Mbombela. 3rd placed host Rhinos (2-3) were smashed by leader Suns (6-0) 78-57. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Suns. Defending champion maintains first place with 6-0 record. Rhinos at the other side keep the third position with three games lost. They share it with W.C. Mountaineers. Suns will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Rhinos will play at home against the league's second-placed Marlins and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Tshwane S. - Limpopo Pride 66-51

The game between Top Four teams took place in Tshwane. Leader host Suns (6-0) defeated 4th placed Limpopo Pride (0-6) 66-51. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Suns. Defending champion maintains first place with 6-0 record. Limpopo Pride lost their sixth game in a row. They still close the standings with six games lost. Suns will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Limpopo Pride will play against the league's second-placed Marlins (#2) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
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Soweto P. - Egoli Magic 68-63

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Johannesburg: Panthers (#1) and Magic (#2). Panthers (5-0) won against visiting Magic (3-3) 68-63. Panthers have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 5-0 record. Magic at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. Panthers are looking forward to face Mountaineers (#3) in Cape in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Magic will have a break next round.
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Egoli Magic - NW Eagles 74-55

The game between Top Four teams took place in Johannesburg. Second ranked host Magic (3-3) smashed 4th placed Eagles (1-5) 74-55. Magic maintains second place with 3-3 record having just one point less than leader E.C. Windbreakers. Eagles lost their third game in a row. They keep the fourth position with five games lost. Magic will have a break next round. Eagles will play at home against Mountaineers (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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