FKB vs MWJ Dream11: The New Zealand Basketball League is in full flow and we have seen amazing battles already. Teams like Hawks and Tuatara have established their top rankings and it will be interesting to see how the rest of the season follows. In this game, the Franklin Bulls will host the Manawatu Jets.
Franklin Bulls have won two of their five games which is certainly a slow start and put them in the lower bracket of the standings. They lost their last game to Auckland Tuatara 76:88. On the other hand, Manawatu Jets are the lowest-ranked team and have not clinched even a single in five games. They lost their last game to Wellington Saints 88:97.
Host: Franklin Bulls
Visitors: Manawatu Jets
Match Timing: 5 June, @ 08:30 AM (+05:30 UTC)
Venue: Franklin Pool and Leisure Center
Jets yet to get off the mark
The Jets are the second-worst team in terms of points per game with just 75.4 Points Per Game. They also give up the second-most points in the league, giving around 90 points a game. The only positive stat is the offensive rebounds per game, where they are second, notching around 12 a game. Shane Temara and Robert Crawford average 19 and 18 points respectively whereas John Bohannon is the leading rebounder with 15 whereas he also leads in asssis with around 5 a game.
On the other hand, the Franklin Bulls are the worst offensive team, averaging just close to 70 points a game. Their defense has been a comparatively saving grace as they give up around 77 a game, which makes them the fourth-best in the league in that regard. Jayden Bezzant leads the team in points and assists with 13.4 PPG and 5.6 APG. Leon Henry is the rebounding leader with 9.2 RPG.
(Last Game Stats)
Crawford made 8 of his 21 shots and has been a big scoring factor,
Jayden made four of his 13 shots and is an incredible playmaker. He can be selected as a Star/Pro Player in the Dream 11 NBA Fantasy scenario.
Bohannon is an elite rebounder who made 6 of his 14 shots. He can be selected as a Star/Pro Player in theDream 11 NBA Fantasy scenario.
Temara made eight of his 14 shots in the last game.
Denhym made seven of his 16 shots.
Zane made five of his six shots and is an incredible rebounder.
Henry had three offensive rebounds and made five of his 14 shots.
Pafe made four of his four shots.
Isaac made five of his 11 shots.
Nathaniel made two of his five shots.
Anzac made three of his five shots.
PG: J Bezzant(PP), P Momoisea
SG: L Henry
SF: I Davidson
PF: D Brooks
C: A Rissetto, J Bohannon(SP), S Temara