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Report: Rocks 84-57 Flyers

Glasgow Rocks booked their place in the BBL Cup final at the expense of the Bristol Flyers, winning this semi-final tieΒ 161-132 on aggregate.Β 

FromΒ BBL.org.uk

Having won the first meeting on the road 77-75, Rocks won the tie by 29 points on aggregate and will face Esh Group Eagles Newcastle in the title game in Birmingham in January.

Andreas Kapoulas' men were already staring at a double-digit deficit midway through the first quarter, as Rocks found themselves up 14-4 after a strong start. Although Flyers managed to trim the deficit to 22-17 at the end of the opening quarter, the Glasgow side started the second quarter with an 11-2 run to regain a double figure lead.

Having outscored Flyers 24-8 in the second quarter, Rocks already had a 21-point advantage at the halftime break, which only increased in the second part of the game. Rocks led by as many as 33 points in the third quarter.

JaJuan Smith led the winners with a double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds, Danny Huffor scored 18 points and added seven boards for Rocks, while Alif Bland was the only scorer in double figures for Flyers with 13 points.

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