The Giants slipped to defeat on the road at Bristol despite big efforts from Stefan Gill and Ingus Bankevics.

Gill (above) hit 27 and Bankevics 25 but the Giants could not quite catch their hosts after a damaging second quarter.

The Flyers took that period 19-13 to add to their two-point advantage from the first and Yorick Williams’ men were unable to bridge the gap.

Report to follow It was 71-61 going into the fourth and the Flyers held out.

Callum Jones scored 16 as the only other Giant in double figures.

GIANTS: Gill 27; Bankevics 25, 5 as; Jones 16; Lewis 7; Schall 6; Babalola 3; Attah 2; Webster 2; Williams 2.

Full boxscore here