NUWAIDRAT and Al Ettihad posted contrasting victories last night in the Silver League of Zain Bahrain Basketball League.
Nuwaidrat coasted past Bahrain Club 81-60 while Ettihad battled to a 91-84 overtime win over Sitra.
Nuwaidrat benefited from an one-sided third quarter to turn a close game into a comfortable result.
Haminn Quantance from the US scored 30 points, including four three-pointers,while teammate Hasan Madan added 22, including five three-pointers.
Serbian-Bosnian centre Dragan Tubak led Bahrain Club in the losing effort with 18 points and 23 rebounds.
In Ettihad’s victory, the game ended tied at 75-all but the victors managed to take full control in the five-minute overtime.
Ammar Shabaan scored 25 points to lead Ettihad while American William Byrd had 20 points and 20 rebounds. Milos Macura of Serbia was the top man for Sitra with 30 points and 21 rebounds.