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Manchester Giants 91 (30, 41, 69) Okoro 21, Gill 18, Bankevics 17

Plymouth Raiders 83 (23, 46, 60) Dixon 22, Vigor 16, Sturt 12

THE Giants claimed their sixth BBL Championship win of the season after defeating Plymouth Raiders for the third time with a 91-83 victory.

Jerelle Okoro (pictured) produced a season-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, whilst collecting six steals.

Callum Jones was one assist shy of an impressive triple-double after finishing with 13 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists.

The Giants used a 12-1 burst in the opening period to establish a double-digit advantage as they poured in 30 first-quarter points. Plymouth were down by as many as 14 points in the first, but hit back in the second and took the lead on the back of a 12-2 run.

The visitors maintained their advantage up to half-time and beyond, before Giants