Kai Sotto started again, helping Adelaide win the second game in a row
MANILA, Philippines – Kai Sotto shone once again in his second straight game as a starter as the Adelaide 36ers knocked out Tasmanian JackJumpers, 93-82, in the 2022 Australian National Basketball League -23 on Mondays at the Adelaide Recreation Centre.
The 7-foot-3 centre-back played a key role in the win with nine points, three rebounds, two saves and one assist as Adelaide won head-to-head matches.
Antonius Cleveland paved the way for 20 points and 10 rebounds, as Anthony Drmic delivered the spark from the bench with 16 points.
Sunday Dech scored 12 points, while Robert Franks had 11 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.
The 36eres set a JackJumpers record 8-8, winning their second home game in a row.
The 36ers made a 24-7 run to close the game and set the JackJumpers record.
Milton Doyle assists Tasmania with 18 points and six rebounds. Josh Magette had 13 points and 6 assists, while Isaac White added 12 points.
Adelaide faces South East Melbourne Phoenix (11-7) on Christmas Eve next Saturday.
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