he Taranaki Mountain Airs made it two-from-two for the season against the Auckland Pirates with a 96-92 win in a National Basketball League match Auckland last night.
More importantly, the win maintains their faint hopes of making the top-six playoffs with three games remaining. On the other side of the ledger, the loss ended the Pirates' playoff chances.
"We talked about the importance of this game and winning. It gives us something to play for against the Saints on Friday," Taranaki coach David Bublitz said.more