Melbourne Tigers 85 def by Hobart Chargers 108
The Hobart Chargers have pushed past a slow start to run away with a big victory on the road against the Melbourne Tigers.
The Tigers held a slight advantage in the first term, using its shooters to stretch the floor and make life difficult for Hobart.
While Melbourne’s shooting was good, the Chargers’ was better, which saw Hobart take the lead to close the first term and never relinquish it for the remainder of the game.
Six Chargers players scored in double digits, with Jonathan Mines leading the way.
Mines scored 22 points, connecting on six of his 11 three-point attempts.
Hobart used its strength on the glass to complement its shooting, crashing the boards after misses and converting those misses into more opportunities.
The Chargers led by as many as 33 points in the final term, before ultimately securing the 23-point win.