The Manchester Giants will look to bring their five game losing streak to an end as they face-off against the Glasgow Rocks at home on Friday.
The last meeting between these two sides saw the Rocks come out on-top with a narrow 88-85 victory behind 27 points from their veteran leader EJ Harrison. Glasgow are unbeaten in the League this month and come into the game on the back of four-straight victories; averaging 88 points per game in the process.
GB International Kieron Achara has led the way for the visitors averaging 17 points and just over eight rebounds a game however his departure from the team last week has opened the door for other players to step-up. Harrison and Donald Robinson provide scoring from the guard spots while forwards Gareth Murray and their latest US arrival Michael Ringgold will look to establish good position in the paint.
The Giants will need to play good positional defense without putting their opponents on the stripe as the Rocks currently lead the league in free-throw shooting at just under 79%.
Stefan Gill has picked up his scoring recently for the Giants with a total of 47 points in his last two games. He is currently the team_